Open Source Career Taster Days 1 of 3

When: 13th May 2013, 10:00 - 13th May 2013, 17:00
Where: BCS, 1st Floor, The Davidson Buidling, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA
Town/City: London
Organiser: BCSWomen Specialist Group
Price: £10 plus VAT @ 20%, to include lunch and refreshments.
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A series of three one day workshops for women returners aimed at raising awareness of Open Source development as a dual skillset or second career.

The course will aim to build awareness and confidence and help women take some first steps either towards learning to code or to update existing skills and to learn how they might contribute to Open Source projects. It will aim to raise awareness of self-training opportunities and of Open Source career paths and entry points.

Programming for mobile devices using AppInventor

  • Introduction to FLOSS culture and licensing models
  • Programming for Android mobile devices using MIT AppInventor
  • Panel discussion - What is it like working in Open Source communities and in technology generally?