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Monday, November 17 • 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Patches Welcome - Contributing To Apache Projects In A Nutshell - Isabel Drost-Fromm, Elasticsearch

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For an outsider the way open source projects in general and Apache projects in particular work seems complex and hard to understand. Cultural differences not only between corporate work and open source collaboration but also across projects make things even harder.

This talk tries to outline some of the basics of what makes a successful committer at Apache: Why should you understand the culture and get involved if you are using one of the Apache projects? What are valuable contributions? How do you stay committed without over committing yourself in case someone invites you to become official committer?


Isabel Drost-Fromm

Software Developer, Elasticsearch
Isabel Drost-Fromm is member of the Apache Software Foundation, co-founder of Apache Mahout and mentored several incubating projects. Interested in all things search and text mining with a decent machine learning background she is working for Elasticsearch as Software developer. True to the nature of people living in Berlin she loves having friends fly in for a brief visit - as a result she co-founded and is still one of the creative heads behind... Read More →

Monday November 17, 2014 2:40pm - 3:30pm

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