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Fwd: [nylug-announce] TODAY! NY Linux Users Grp. Feb. Meeting 2/19 Mozilla, Mozdev Collaborative Software Development

Hans Zaunere hans at nyphp.org
Wed Feb 19 10:26:07 EST 2003


--- Ron Guerin <rguerin at nylug.org> wrote:
> From: Ron Guerin <rguerin at nylug.org>
> To: NYLUG Announcements <nylug-announce at nylug.org>
> Subject: [nylug-announce] TODAY! NY Linux Users Grp. Feb. Meeting 2/19
> Mozilla, Mozdev Collaborative Software Development
> Date: 19 Feb 2003 14:45:00 -0000
> 
>                 The New York Linux Users Group presents
> 
>                      Pete Collins & Joshua Lerner 
>                                 -on- 
>            Mozilla, Mozdev Collaborative Software Development 
>     
> 
> February 19, 2003
> Wednesday
> 6:30pm-8:00pm
> IBM Headquarters Building
> 590 Madison Avenue at 57th Street
> 9th Floor, home to the IBM Linux Center of Competency
> 
>                         ** RSVP Instructions**
> Unless you have already rsvp'ed for a prior meeting, everyone
> should RSVP to attend. http://rsvp.nylug.org
> Check in with photo ID at the lobby for badge and room number.
> 
> Mozilla:
>     Mozilla! Mozilla!...let me count the ways...to develop my
>     application in the next few days...Will visit the Mozdev and
>     contemplate ideas...and break for a low-calorie meal of tortillas... 
> 
>     How inspired are you to develop Mozilla applications? Are you as
>     inpired as Pete and Josh the founding partners of Mozdev.org? Don't
>     know much about developing cross platform applications with Mozilla?
>     Then, please, join us as Pete and Josh speak about several topics 
>     that are sure to inspire the Mozilla developer in you.
> 
> Here's a topic breakdown: 
> 
>     * Mozilla (Pete Collins) 
>       + Overview of the Mozilla architecure 
>       + Web technologies in cross platform application development 
>       + Sample Hello World Mozilla application 
> 
>     * Mozdev (Pete Collins, Joshua Lerner) 
>       + Overview of the Mozdev.org 
>       + A little history 
>       + Current status of Mozdev 
>       + The future of Mozdev 
> 
>     * Hovercraft (Pete Collins, Joshua Lerner) 
>       + An Easy-to-install open source collaboration server 
>       + Overview 
>       + Demo (Get Your Hovercraft Demo CD!!!)  
> 
> About Pete Collins:
>     Pete Collins got involved with the Mozilla project in April 99 as a
>     contributor to the editor module. He was also the first external
>     developer to start documenting XUL. His initial efforts were a
>     remote, web enabled script editor and a community driven rewrite of
>     the existing Mozilla UI. A project later named Aphrodite. 
> 
>     He is the co-founder of mozdev.org a site dedicated to Mozilla based
>     projects. He is a regular Mozilla committer and owner of various
>     Mozdev projects including jslib, zptk and Chameleon. 
> 
>     Currently Pete is a co-founder of Mozdev Group Inc. which focuses on
>     Mozilla development and the development of Hovercraft. 
> 
> About Joshua Lerner:
>     Joshua Lerner has been online since his undergraduate physics days,
>     circa 1991. Since then, he's worked as a system administrator, 
>     programmer, and entrepreneur. 
> 
>     In 1998, Josh co-founded a web consultancy called Alphanumerica,
>     where open source software was used almost exclusively and suggested
>     to clients at every available opportunity. Alphanumerica sponsored a
>     number of early Mozilla projects as well as the first Mozilla
>     Developer Merting, which was held at Netscape's offices in
>     California. The company was sold to San Francisco-based CollabNet in
>     August 2000. 
> 
>     Josh is the other co-founder of Mozdev Group. 
> 
> For more information, visit:
>     http://aprhodite.mozdev.org/
>     http://www.mozdev.org 
>     http://hovercraft.mozdev.org 
>     http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/mozilla/index.html 
> 
> About Mordy Ovits:
>     Mordy spent three years as a cryptographic engineer, before moving
>     into security consulting with Internet Security Systems.  He is
>     currently employed at a major financial firm as a Network and
>     Information Security Engineer.
> 
> Free Stuff!
>     Swag of undetermined value and quantity may be distributed on a
>     first-come, first-served basis. Arrive early for the best selection
> 
> Keysignings
>     Immediately after the presentation and continuing at the Pig 'n'   
>     Whistle, we will be gathering for a keysigning. So for those who       
>  
>     have keys already, please remember to bring hard-copy printouts of     
>     your 40-character key fingerprint. If you haven't created a key yet,   
> 
>     our howto docs are posted here: http://www.nylug.org/keys
> 
> Stammtisch
>     And then after the meeting... Join us around 8:15pm or so at the 
>     Pig 'n' Whistle, 922 3rd Ave. between 55th & 56th Streets.  
>     Next to the Old Stand (closed).                                        
>    
>     http://www.pignwhistleon3.com/ 
> 
> Please see our home page at http://www.nylug.org for the HTMLized
> version of this announcement, our archives, and a lot of other
> good stuff.
> 
> Monthly Reminder!
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> 
> ________________________________________________________________________
> February 2003 - The New York Linux Users Group, NYLUG.org
> 
> Special thanks to Monjay Settro for preparing this announcement!

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Hans Zaunere
President, New York PHP
http://nyphp.org
hans at nyphp.org



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