Related link: http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/linuxdrive3/index.html
This years’ show in Boston came to a close last night. According to IDG, 7000 people came through the Hynes convention center - their book of choice was definitely the new release of Linux Device Drivers, 3rd Edition. One of the authors, Jonathan Corbet, gave a standing room only talk on Wednesday.
Other standing room crowds were for talks by David Allen on Windows to Linux Migration Toolkit, and Jay Beale’s presentation on Snort 2.1 Intrusion Detection, Second Edition.
The guys from MakingThings
were also on hand to talk about the cool things you can do with Teleo. Instructions for theirs and other Happy Fun Hardware Hacking Projects are included in the first issue of Make magazine.
Even though the weather was not a big factor this year, next year’s LinuxWorld East is moving to spring. It will be at the new Boston Convention & Exhibition Center from April 3-6.
Related link: http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/events/12BOS05A
Gautam Guliani gave a great talk this morning on using Wiki for better collaboration in IT departments.
Proof that tie dyed t-shirts have not faded out of sight from LinuxWorld. Jerry is still with us in spirit.
Related link: http://www.weather.com/activities/other/other/weather/tenday.html?locid=USMA0046
The ten day forecast for Boston is calling for light snow showers on Monday, the first day of LinuxWorld tutorials.
Have no fear. We here in hearty New England are used to venturing out in inclement weather, especially after the record breaking dumping of snow we got last month. For those of you coming from out of town, however, please dress accordingly - and try to take public transportation whenever possible.
The O’Reilly staff in Cambridge, Mass., will laugh at next week’s showers, but to be prepared, we started loading up boxes of books and Make magazines early.
Our fearless Open Source editor, Andy Oram, is seen here holding the Third Edition of Linux Device Drivers and Make magazine - both are new this month. Also hot off the presses and appearing at the show are Linux in a Windows World, Linux Network Administrator’s Guide, Third Edition, and Linux Server Security, Second Edition. We’ll be selling these new titles in our booth, and featuring a great lineup of speakers.
Will you be coming to Boston in rain, sleet, or snow? How much precipitation would have to fall before you would stay home during LinuxWorld?