The following invitation is prepared by Mugunthan, a free software activist at FSFTN.

As a part of our FTW(FSFTN Tech Weekends) initiative, we are organising a Hackathon/Bootcamp on the the 15th of august for college students and general public .

Well, Independence day is just a co-incidence!

In this one day event, we will be having 3 parallel tracks running at the same time:

Ruby On Rails, Blender and Wikipedia.

The participants in each track would collaborate with each other and Brain-Storm together to Hack on a real-time project, which will, of course be a Free Software.

Each of the 3 tracks would be assigned with one or more mentors from that respective fields/communities, who would guide them through and beyond the Hackathon.

Requirements:

  1. Ruby On Rails: Intermediate level knowledge about Rails framework.Basic level knowledge about git and github.(VCS) basics of postgresql.
  1. Blender: Basic Knowledge on working with Blender. Love for art <3 and Patience (This is must!)
  1. Wikipedia: No technical prerequisites.Just need to have/create a Wikipedia account.

NOTE: Participants must have a GNU/LINUX based OS in their laptops.

Venue:

FSFTN
Office, No.36 (old #24)
Thanikachalam Road,
Flat No. 2, First Floor, B Block, SilverparkApartments,
T. Nagar, Chennai – 600017.

Location Map:
http://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=13.03553&mlon=80.23901#map=18/13.03553/80.23901

Contact:

Srravya
FSFTN Volunteer
Mobile Number:
9962943247

NOTE: The Number of seats for this event is very limited.

www.openstreetmap.org OpenStreetMap is the free wiki world map.

Report:

As part of FTW meetup, this hackathon/bootcamp is organized for college students and general public. In this one day event, we had three parallel tracks on Ruby on Rails, Wikipedia and Blender simultaneously.

Photos - https://www.flickr.com/photos/133959926@N05/sets/72157655488685893

Discussion Forum Link : http://discuss.fsftn.org/t/freedom-bootcamp-2k15/480