Belgium is known for great beer, the best chocolate, and delicious waffles! It’s also the home of the largest open source conference in Europe. FOSDEM 2019 was held in Brussels, the capital of Belgium, February 2-3. I was fortunate to attend it again this year, along with the co-located FreeBSD Developer Summit held on February 1.
In January, two new University of Waterloo co-operative education (co-op) students started working in the FreeBSD Foundation’s Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario office. Now that we’re over half way through the work term, I’ll describe some of the work they’ve done so far, and what we expect over the next two months.
It’s here and it’s free! The January/February 2019 issue of the FreeBSD Journal is now available. The issue focuses on Getting Started with FreeBSD. What better way to share that message than by making the FreeBSD Journal freely available.
The November/December 2018 issue of the FreeBSD Journal is now available! The latest issue is focused on FreeBSD 12.0 and more!
On behalf of the FreeBSD Foundation, thank you for all of your support in 2018. Take a minute to see what you helped us accomplish this year!
As we continue our look back at 2018, let’s take a look at how your support helped us advocate for theProject. Advocacy is a big part of our mission, and we dedicated a lot of time and funding to spreading the word about FreeBSD over the past year. From giving talks, and staffing tables to handing out flash drives preloaded with the latest release, the Foundation team promoted FreeBSD at 28 events all over the world. For the first time, the Foundation added a FreeBSD presence to All Things Open in Raleigh, North Carolina and we held a week long workshop in Tonga.