Posts tagged 'works'

Success At Apache: "Mentor Your Mentor"

By Patricia Shanahan After retiring, I wanted to continue programming but without the pressure and constraints of a job, so I started contributing to Apache. Open software development the Apache way is a great retirement hobby, offering social contacts, intellectual challenge, continuous learning, and the pleasant feeling of making a... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: Why you'd want to become an...

by Dmitriy Pavlov All newbies in Open Source communities may sometimes think that they’ll never be able to become Committers. Many treat this role as a prestigious one, granted only for special feats, and after having written a ton of code. But not all things are so simple, and I hope my story will help you.  Election as Apache... [Read more...]

"Success at Apache: The Path To Berlin"

by Isabel Drost-Fromm "A decade ago" - according to common wisdom for software engineering that's the equivalent of the stone age: The only constant is change - and rapid change at that. This blog post is going to tell an entirely different story: One about what persistence, patience and continuous engagement can... [Read more...]

Success At Apache: Positively impacting the world ...

by Dinesh Joshi My journey with Apache began in 1999 with Apache httpd and Apache Tomcat. Apache httpd was the de facto webserver at the time on Linux and Tomcat was the most well known Java Servlet container. LAMP (Linux, Apache httpd, MySQL, PHP) stack was a fantastic combination. From that point on, I have always been a Apache user,... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: What You Need to Know

EDITOR'S NOTE: I came across the author's original post, "An Introduction to Apache Software — What you need to know", dated 3 February 2017, and was interested in finding away to share with the greater Apache community. The author's enthusiasm was palpable, and earnestly intended to help educate others. With the ASF celebrating its... [Read more...]

Apache Software Foundation Platinum Sponsor Profil...

with Robert van der Meulen, Global Product Strategy Lead at Leaseweb Robert is Global Product Strategy Lead at Leaseweb. Fascinated by technology, Robert studied computer sciences, and after his studies, he delved into the then relatively young and rapidly developing internet technology. He soon understood that the internet would be at the... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: Growing with the ASF

by Phil Steitz I got involved at the ASF in 2002, back in the wild and wooly Apache Jakarta days. In my day job, I was responsible for the team introducing Java technology at a large financial services company. One of the first things we built was an MVC (model-view-controller) framework for Web applications. We were very proud of it and it... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: For Love or Money: Volunteer vs...

EDITOR'S NOTE: "Success at Apache" reflects diverse, personal experiences from our community members, with particular focus on the people and processes behind why the ASF "just works". The post below is the result of a discussion with the author that originated in early September 2018 and remained unpublished as its tone deviates... [Read more...]

Apache Software Foundation Gold Sponsor Profile: B...

with Kevin Fleming, Head of Open Source Community Engagement and Member of the CTO Office at Bloomberg Kevin has spent more than 20 years in the technology industry. In 2004, he started a VOIP service provider company and chose Asterisk as his platform. 9 months later he was offered a position at Digium to work on Asterisk full-time. After seven... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: Accidentally Finding Awesome

by Daniel Ruggeri My involvement with the ASF started very simply.  I was a server administrator who wanted to have a bug or two fixed and a feature or two added to the Apache HTTP Server (httpd). I spent some time learning the codebase a bit and submitted my first patch to the httpd dev list. I wasn't... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: Cookie Monster

by Isabel Drost-Fromm As a researcher interested in machine learning, Web- and social graphs I joined the Nutch mailing lists back in 2005 when the project was still on SourceForge. I started tinkering with Nutch Writeables to store the data I needed for my analysis – something that today some may know as Hadoop Writeables – the Nutch wiki... [Read more...]

Success at Apache: Wearing Small Hats

by Rich Bowen Within The Apache Software Foundation, many of us have different roles. I am a committer on the Apache httpd project , and also a PMC member on that project. I am the Vice President, Conferences . I am a board member. And I’m a member of the Foundation. I'm also an employee of Red Hat, and may, at times, be perceived to... [Read more...]

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