Slides of many presentations available

05/10/09 01:29 by Kai Carver (‎kai‎)

The slides for many presentations are already available. If not, check with us or the author to see if they can be put online.

How to connect to IRC using the web

03/10/09 10:44 by Kai Carver (‎kai‎)

To connect to IRC via the web, click here.

(Example with #PerlFr. Change server and channel in the URL as necessary.)

Follow the talks live

02/10/09 08:24 by Kai Carver (‎kai‎)

Ubicast is recording all the talks in the large conference room. You can watch them at this address:

Dinner Friday evening... and Thursday too!

30/09/09 14:31 by Kai Carver (‎kai‎)

Those who attend the conference and their friends are heartily invited to join us for a friendly dinner Friday evening.

Reserve your seat at the table now!

There is also an informal (no reservation) dinner tonight
Thursday 7:30 PM at Da Lat!
19 rue Louis Bonnet, Paris 19ème, métro Belleville

5 new sponsors

28/09/09 23:06 by Laurent Boivin (‎Elbeho‎)

With the final preparations rush, we're late to announce that new sponsors are supporting this conference.

Alixen integrates and creates solutions based on free software.

Alter Way is an open source integrator, providing 4 key services: consulting, training, integration and professional services, and hosting with added value.

ESUG is an association supporting open source initiatives, especially around Smalltalk.

GymGlish is an innovative training program to learn English online.

Editions ENI offers publications in the field of Information Technologies, to accompany IT specialists throughout their initial training and the subsequent progression of their career.

The schedule is online

26/09/09 02:46 by Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni (‎maddingue‎)

Nearly on time, and still hot from its final phase of last-minute changes, the schedule is now available online for all to see and admire and praise.

Did you know that, by registering on the web site, you can indicate which talk you intend to attend by clicking on the little gray star to the left of the speaker's name? And that this is how your personal schedule is created? Now you know. So don't hesitate to use this nice feature provided by Act.

Ingy döt Net will be there

16/09/09 00:28 by Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni (‎maddingue‎)

Our guest for this first edition of the conference, Ingy döt Net has now confirmed that he will attend 2009 to talk about YAML, TestML and C'Dent.

A prolific developer in several languages, Ingy is one of the creators of YAML, a very powerful data serialisation language, with implementations available for all major languages.

Fondation d'entreprise Free, sponsor for 2009

15/09/09 00:34 by Laurent Boivin (‎Elbeho‎)

The Fondation d'entreprise Free aims to reduce the digital divide.
It helps disadvantaged people and non-profit agencies access Internet services and technology and develop all types of related actions.
It also organizes or participates in events to educate the public and policy makers about the need to act to reduce the digital divide.

Thanks to them for sponsoring 2009.

SkipOS, sponsor of 2009

14/09/09 23:24 by Laurent Boivin (‎Elbeho‎)

SkipOS joins Bearstech, Easter-eggs, GNU Linux Magazine France, La Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie, O'Reilly, rtgi and Ubicast as a sponsor of 2009.

Thank you for your support!

Bearstech, "Full" sponsor for 2009

09/09/09 12:30 by Laurent Boivin (‎Elbeho‎)

We're glad to announce that Bearstech is sponsoring 2009. Thanks to them.

If you too would like to be a sponsor, please contact us!

Advertise 2009!

08/09/09 23:36 by Grégoire Baron (‎baronchon‎)

Advertise, with the conference's poster and flyer!

O'Reilly supports

04/09/09 19:30 by Laurent Boivin (‎Elbeho‎)

O'Reilly will be at They will offer a 35% discount to the attendees of the conference.

Easter-eggs, sponsor of

03/09/09 19:55 by Laurent Boivin (‎Elbeho‎)

After La Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie, GNU/Linux Magazine France, rtgi, and Ubicast, the free software computer consultancy firm Easter-eggs joins the ranks of our sponsors and helps us make 2009 a great event.

Talks will be live with Ubicast

02/09/09 23:39 by Laurent Boivin (‎Elbeho‎)

Thanks to Ubicast, one of our sponsors, talks given at will be available on Internet almost in live.
Of course it's not as good as attending the event physically, but if you can't come...
Modus operandi will be communicated later.

rtgi, our first sponsor

31/08/09 22:11 by Laurent Boivin (‎Elbeho‎)

I'm glad to announce that rtgi is our first sponsor (candidate, paperwork still to do).

Update: paperwork's done ;-)

Call for sponsors!

28/08/09 22:47 by Laurent Boivin (‎Elbeho‎)

The sponsorship page is now online. If, as a company, you want to help to the conference and to be famous for that...

Call For Papers available in English

16/08/09 13:27 by Laurent Boivin (‎Elbeho‎)


With some delay, the Call For Papers (CFP) is now available in English (as are other parts of the site that weren't translated yet).

Call For Papers

27/07/09 22:10 by Laurent Boivin (‎Elbeho‎)

Hi, is looking for speakers!

Have a look at the Call For Papers (CFP).

Follow us on social networks...

15/07/09 23:54 by Laurent Boivin (‎Elbeho‎) is on Twitter,, LinkedIn, Facebook

Subscribe, follow us and buzz! 2009 - October 2 & 3 - Cité des Sciences - Paris

01/07/09 17:38 by Laurent Boivin (‎Elbeho‎)

Go go go!

The 1st (French Open Source Developer Conference) will be held on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd of October, at La Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie, in Paris, France.

Focus will be on dynamic languages for this first edition.

Anything to say on dynamic languages? Submit one or more talks.

Interested in dynamic languages? Register for this event and save the dates in your calendar!

Free entrance.