BelFOSS 2019 will take place on Friday 12th April 2019. Registration will likely open in December 2018.

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What is FOSS Software ?

Free and Open-Source Software refers to freedom (libre) rather than price (gratis).

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You may already use FOSS software since it is used in everything from TVs to Cars

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BelFOSS would not be possible without the support of our generous sponsors

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BelFOSS 2018 Sponsors

BelFOSS would not be possible without the support of the following who cover the costs of catering the event and also fill the goodie bags ! The Urban Penguin The Urban Penguin helps you learn Linux. Online or in the classroom we have developed our own training materials to meet your needs. No matter if […]

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BelFOSS 2018 Plans

In the past we have organised BelFOSS at the end of January to coincide with the post-exam break of undergraduate students, however with changes to the university timetable there will be no exams in January. As such we have decided to organise BelFOSS 2018 for Friday 16th March 2018 which is designated as a Reading […]

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Videos From BelFOSS 2017

After a few weeks of editing most of the talks from BelFOSS 2017 are now available on YouTube (Playlist here). We missed a few of the talks in the afternoon session due to a recording issue – apologies. Videos are embedded below for convenience. The videos have been edited on Linux Mint using Kdenlive.

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Ryan Kilfedder PHP & Composer

Article by Katie of The Tomorrow Lab

Nice article over on The Tomorrow Lab from Katie McGowan who attended BelFOSS 2017: Matt ended a great day of talks by reinforcing this point, a nice reminder of how important each person individually is in keeping open source software going. From what it is, to how it can be used, to future innovations for […]

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Deloitte Digital on Blockchain

Deloitte Digital Publish Smart Identity Etherum Code

At BelFOSS 2017 Ciaran Molloy and Jamie Bentham described the Smart Identity contract being developed at Deloitte Digital for the Ethereum blockchain. Jamie and Ciaran follwed up by letting us know the code has been released on GitHub under an Apache license. Smart Identity uses the Ethereum blockchain to represent an identity using a […]

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Blender Links

Following their demos Mal Duffin and Conor Graham have provided some links to useful resources: Blender Artists Forum –  for checking out game development, as well as other Blender info. Game Engine Section Depth Motion Skanect – Software for scanning with a motion video camera such as the Xbox Kinect Asus Kinect Camera/Sensors etc described […]

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