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1st USP FLOSS Week

The USP FLOSS Competence Center with the help of the PoliGNU group invite everyone to the I FLOSS Week at USP (SSL-USP)


From April 23rd to 27th, the week will feature several lectures and workshops in multiple campus of the University of São Paulo to promote and discuss about FLOSS and related topics.

Django Dynamic Fixture

Django Dynamic Fixture is a testing tool for the  Django Web framework, in python.

Open data and Wikipedia

Internet allow us to observe populations of people, then how can we use it to understand events in our 'Brave New World'? In this talk will be show relations between Open Data and social trends and how we can to relate these multiples tools to comprehend this changing world.

Where: Auditório Jacy Monteiro / IME - USP
Date: 08/02 (Quarta Feira)
Time: 15h00m - 17h30m

SOA and System Integration in Practice

The 21st century is the century of globalization. This also applies to IT. More and more system development is only a task in the broader approach of system landscape maintenance.

Wikipedia in Higher Education

The Wikimedia Foundation has been dedicated to partnership with universities in the U.S., Britain, Canada, Germany, India and Brazil to promote the educational use of Wikipedia as a platform for creation of content by students. The site, the 5th largest in the world, has been widely used as teaching material in all specialties and levels of education in Brazil and worldwide, but its content is not always reliable.

Linux for music production

Professional studios and home studios are commonly working with software based music production. Software are replacing the analogic hardware for music production because software are cheaper and easier to use. This lecture will present a general vision of Linux audio architecture, hardware to music production and some available software to produce music into Linux.

MiniPLoP Brasil 2011



Software developers have long observed that certain patterns recur and endure across different applications and systems. The growing interest in Design Patterns, Architectural Patterns, Analysis Patterns, Pedagogical Patterns, and so on, represents an effort to catalog and better communicate knowledge, providing handbooks of proven solutions to common problems.

Building Web Robots with Ruby

It is very easy to create robots to search the Web for data, besides the incredible possibility to automatize repetitive and bureaucratic tasks. We will show in this talk how to do it in a simple, fast and effective way, using Nokogiri, RestClient, JSON, and some other Ruby gems. What is possible to automate? What are the challenges that were not overcomed? How to avoid Robots in your web site?

About the author:

Internet of Things (IoT)

The Internet of Things (IoT) can be described as the extension of the Internet with sensors and actuators, with the aim to permit one to browse the real world with the ease and flexibility that are now staples of the virtual world.