Session: Making Open Source Work – 10 years ago I was introduced to a secret which changed my life, just as it has changed the life of hundreds of thousands of other developers over the last 20 years. 10 years ago I learned first-hand what makes Open Source projects work. Once I applied this secret technique it changed my life and completely altered the course of my career. In this session I’ll let you in on this secret and show you how you can change your life and the lives of others for the better.
Bio: Joe Brinkman started his programming career over 25 years ago while still in high-school and has never looked back. Prior to co-founding DotNetNuke Corp, he served as CTO for DataSource Inc. where he led the effort for building an automation framework for working with Java J2EE. As one of the original DotNetNuke core team members, Joe has spent the last 10 years helping to build and promote the #1 CMS for the Windows platform. Joe has co-authored multiple best-selling books for DotNetNuke and jQuery and is a frequent speaker at conferences and user groups. When not working at the computer you can often find Joe in his woodshop working on his latest woodturning project.