Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Why children should learn to code, beware of security vulnerabilities, and more



WEEKLY NEWS

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OPEN SOURCE EVENTS

Here's what's coming up in November:

  • The OW2con'13 is the fifth edition of the annual community event. The international conferences is Nov. 12-14 in Paris-Issy-les-Moulineaux, France.

  • Linux Symposium strives to be one of best internationally represented Linux events. It takes place Nov. 18-21 in Ottawa, Canada.

  • Check out the events calendar to see other upcoming open source events and submit your own!


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