What the episode covers
Hoping to inspire you as well to become official F/OSS committer and eventually PMC member.
Our guest is the first bol.com employee to become official committer to the Apache Logging Services. A well known, widely used Free and Open Source Software project (F/OSS). The umbrella for all kinds of logging stuff including the very well-known Log4j. And timing of the recording couldn't be better. The night before Volkan received the invitation to become PMC member. The project management committee of the Apache Logging Services project.
To become official F/OSS committer and eventually PMC member we discuss
- How he started contributing to the Open Source community
- What it needs to become contributor, spoiler: "you don't need to be a programmer".
- How he rolled into this Apache Logging Services project
- What his contribution is: JSON template layout
- The value of open source
- His thoughts of the future