Thoughts and Stories about Free and Open-Source Software in India
The second edition of the FOSS United Monthly Newsletter.
This blog shares the events done by FOSS United in the last 2 years and 9 months. It also talks about the future plans to organize events to promote and nurture FOSS in different parts of India.
FOSS United Newsletter - First Edition
Some of my personal recollections from IndiaFOSS 2.0 at Bangalore
Hacktoberfest encourages participation in the open source community, which grows bigger every year.
Why is FOSS so important to the community ?
I have always been looking to work with non-profits organizations to help them in whatever way I can.
Report of FY 2020-21.
Working at FOSS United feels like I have joined for Post Graduate program after my Bachelor's degree.
In recent times, blockchain as a technology have been proposed as silver bullet solutions to a wide range of problems. We think this claim is exaggerated.
Read our interview with Shivani Bhardwaj. She currently works at The Open Information Security Foundation and contributes to Suricata IDS.
India's tech unicorns may not be publicly acknowledging the role of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in their success, but there is a lot of action under the hood.
Here is the list of FOSS events happening in February 2021 in India.
Read our interview with Liyas Thomas, author of Hoppscotch.
Looking for FOSS events happening in Jan 2021?
Here is the list of events you can look at and participate in.
In this interview, Anand shared how he started one of India's earliest programming language communities
Chatwoot, started as proprietary software, reborn after two years being in a private repository when Pranav and his teammates decided to choose an open-source license.
India now is becoming a hub of startups, around 700 million smartphone users - who are looking for innovative software and growing developer communities.
Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) has, always, been a matter of pride among various developer communities owing to the fact the free and collaborative contribution