We’re 3D Scanning (and maybe Printing) You at Confoo!

The world of 3D Printing is truly an amazing one.  With the rising accessibility of 3D printers and all the open source software out there, paired with the right technology, the possibilities are endless! To support Microsoft and MWNW, as well as take advantage of this awesome opportunity to showcase our latest development, the team … Continued

Open Data in Your App: 2 events, 2 days, 2 speakers, 2 templates!

This Saturday, February 23rd is the international Open Data day, and the teams at Québec Ouvert, Montréal Ouvert & OpenNorth are organizing an event – focused on open data. Just 2 days later on Monday 25th, one of the organizers Stéphane Guidoin from OpenNorth is speaking  at our WebNotWar / HTLM5mtl 2-day Hackathon in Montreal, where … Continued

Make Web Not War Hackathon at Confoo

  For the third year the Make Web Not War team will be at Confoo (by the way, it’s not too late yo buy your ticket for the conference itself). This year again we are planning something fun for the attendees of the conference, but we also wanted to create an amazing event before the conference. … Continued

Interview – Bassel Moukaddem of EXOPC

Bassel Moukaddem is the COO of EXOPC, the company behind the EXOdesk platform. We did a review of the EXOdesk as well as a quick interview with Bassel during Confoo 2012. There was a 32inch EXOdesk in debug mode at Confoo that we were able to play around with. In this interview Bassel explains some … Continued

Interview: Nik Garkusha

We caught up with Nik Garkusha, the Open Platforms Lead at Microsoft Canada at Confoo 2012 this year. In this interview we get some sight into Microsoft’s “Open Government in a Box” Drupal distribution. Datapublic is a fully-loaded platform built on Drupal 7 bundled with over a dozen of custom features and modules that are … Continued

Confoo 2012 – Ruby as She is Spoke

One of the themes of Confoo 2012 was programmers stepping outside of their comfort zone and being exposed to unfamiliar coding languages. My main interest being Javascript and PHP, I was really pleased to learn something new, something called Ruby on Rails. The very charismatic and funny Joey DeVilla hosted the session Ruby as She is … Continued