FOSSers @ Vidya
The FOSSers club was officially started on March 31st 2006 at 1:30pm under the leadership of Mr.Hiran Venu Gopalan (CSE Student) with the support from PLUS and SPACE.The chief guest was C K Raju,Head of the Dept.,Information Technology,M E S. The speech by him was a great experience;all his words where powerful which is enough to show his all expression towards the free software.After his talk there was a section by Pramode which was a good treat for all except him!
Launching GNOME 3.0 ( 8th April 2011 )
FOSSers (Free and Open Source Software users) club has joined in the celebration of the world wide launch of GNOME 3.0 on 8‐Apr‐11. The GNOME 3.0 was launched in the college by Dr. V. N Krishnachandran (HOD – MCA). Awareness session of GNOME 3.0 desktop, distribution of GNOME stickers, badges, T‐shirts were conducted on 8‐Apr‐11.
One Day Workshop on Drupal ( 26th March 2011 )
A one day workshop on Drupal, an Open Source Content Management System was conducted at Vidya Academy of Science And Technology under the initiative of FOSSERs club and Zyxware Technologies on 26th March 2011. Mr. Vimal Joseph from Zyxware Technologies handled the sessions.The workshop was designed for beginner level and was divided into two sessions. In the first session we covered basic topics such as Installing Drupal, Basic Configuration, Creating Content, Themes, and Modules. In the latter session, Content types and Views was covered in detail. About 20 candidates from various colleges and organizations attended the workshop.
Swatantra malayalam Computing camp ( 2nd October 2010 ) On the 2nd October 2010 the FOSSers club organized its first revival event in association with Zyxware Technologies(www.zyxware.com) .The SMC [ Swatantra malayalam Computing ] camp contributed 100 + words for malayalam auto-correct database. For More images click here
One Day Developer Camp ( 29th November 2010 ) For students with a passion for programming computers, Vidya Academy of Science and Technology (VAST- www.vidyaacademy.ac.in), Thrissur and Zyxware Technologies(www.zyxware.com) in association with SMC (swathanthra malayalam computing - wiki.smc.org.in) and Free Software User's group Thrissur, organised a developer camp at VAST campus on 29th-November-2010. For More information click here