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FOSS@MAGIC Talks - Open Source @ Facebook with Christine Abernathy

RIT MAGIC Center RIT MAGIC Center 159 Lomb Memorial Drive Rochester, NY 14623 (map)

Talk: Inside Facebook's Open Source Program

Facebook builds hundreds of projects to make sure the company's services work smoothly. We've learned that through openness and collaboration, we can tackle today's most complex engineering challenges faster than if we did it alone. Open source has become fundamental to how Facebook continues to move fast and operate at scale.

During this talk, we'll share more insight into some of the challenges we've faced as we continue to scale our open source program and some of the tools and processes we've used to help solve our biggest engineering challenges.

Title/Role: Open Source Developer Advocate, Facebook


Christine Abernathy is a Developer Advocate on the Open Source team at Facebook, with previous Developer Advocacy roles on Parse and Facebook Platform. Prior to Facebook, Christine headed up engineering at MShift, a mobile banking software provider, delivering iOS apps and mobile browser-based products. Prior experiences include co-founding Clickmarks, a mobile and enterprise middleware provider.

Pizza and other consumables will be provided. Please RSVP so we know how much to buy.

Who: Open to the public (not just RIT Students) just be sure to RSVP.

When: Wednesday, November 15th. 4:30pm-6pm.

Where: RIT Center for Media, Arts, Games, Interaction, and Creativity (MAGIC). Building 87, Room 1600. Parking is available in "S" Lot, near crossroads dining hall.

FOSS@MAGIC Talks are possible thanks to:

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