In this episode, Chris is joined by JJ Asghar as they talk through lessons learned from cultivating open source projects and communities. Over the last decade, JJ has had the privilege professionally of building and cultivating some Open Source projects and communities.This isn’t a tools talk. This is a talk about the soft skills you have to have to be able to succeed as a leader in an Open Source project. JJ’s journey started tending the frequently asked questions for a small Linux Distribution called CRUX, and then years later professionally moved to the OpenStack-Chef project to build OpenStack clouds. He has grown other projects along the way, helped build tooling and communities, some successful and still running today, others were just flashes in the pan. He’s learned a ton on this journey; and still is, but has some lessons that are hard-learned and hopefully will warn against pitfalls that can cause wasted cycles and pain.
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In this episode, Chris is joined by John Lunn, aka jonnychipz! An organizer of the Welsh Azure User Group, Blogger and Vlogger, Chris and John talk around 100 days of Cloud, Learning Cloud and Exam Certifications, Cloud Adoption and getting involved in the community. Wanted to start learning cloud, or getting more involved in the community? Then this may be a talk to follow!
Contributing to Open Source Software. It sounds so formal, doesn’t it? I thought that for quite a long time, and it put a bit of a mental barrier in place for me to begin my journey. I am a classic over thinker, but that’s perhaps another blog in its own right! Contributing to Open Source isn’t as scary as it may first initially seem. Let’s start with a few thoughts.
In this session, Chris provides a series of updates focused around Azure, DevOps, GitHub and Cloud With Chris