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DevConf.cz 2018 is the 10th annual, free, Red Hat sponsored community conference for developers, admins, DevOps engineers, testers, documentation writers and other contributors to open source technologies such as Linux, Middleware, Virtualization, Storage, Cloud and mobile where FLOSS communities sync, share, and hack on upstream projects together in the beautiful city of Brno, Czech Republic.

When: Friday, January 26 to Sunday, January 28, 2018

Venue: Faculty of Information Technology (VUT FIT - Božetěchova 2, Brno)


  • Friday 17:15: at the venue there will be a surprise show, stick around!
  • Saturday 19:00: the social event starts at Fleda Club. TICKET IS REQUIRED. Tickets will be distributed each day at check-in. First come, first serve.
  • Sunday 17:00: there will be many prizes given away at the closing session.
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Sunday, January 28 • 2:00pm - 2:23pm
Addon Modularity: Through the Lens of a Module Author

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The Fedora Modular Server is dead for F27 but we still need the benefits of a modular distro in F28 and beyond. For F28, the Modularity WG has proposed a new architecture (as a Fedora Change) that we are calling "Addon Modularity." The new architecture allows modules to deploy on top of the traditionally built distro. However, there are some changes for module authors which is what we will focus on in this presentation.

During this presentation, we will walk you through how we are making Django v2 and Django v1.6 both available for Fedora 28. Next, we will walk through how to make an application that depends on Django (Review Board) available. We will lead you through exactly what we did, including collaboration with the existing maintainers, while developing and deploying this content. Lastly, by the grace of the demo gods, we will demonstrate the application(s) working from a rawhide image.

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Stephen Gallagher

Software Engineer and Open-Source Advocate
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. I have spent the last ten years working on various security and platform-enablement software for Fedora Server and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Sunday January 28, 2018 2:00pm - 2:23pm
H-E112 Faculty of Information Technology (VUT FIT)

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