Loving Linux

Chances are you’ve worked with Linux in some capacity whether you’re a developer, designer, or content editor. That’s because Linux powers over 38% of the web. In this session we’ll cover exactly what Linux is, why it’s important, and why server admins are flocking to the platform. We’ll take a look at how you can use Linux in your daily development life and why you should for the betterment of all humanity.

Yes that’s right, our future depends on you, our developers. If you were cutting the grass and your mower broke, the most logical thing to do is to fix it. For anyone that’s mechanically inclined this can be an easy task. However, what if someone put a lock on the mower so you couldn’t access any vital components? That doesn’t sound very pleasing does it? So why would you use an operating system that does the same?

In brief, we will cover:

  • What Linux is
  • Why it is important
  • What tools are available to you, the developer
  • How you can contribute