Past Meetup

NixOS Meetup: Weekend edition

This Meetup is past

23 people went

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LOCATION:

http://osm.org/go/0MbFYetuD?layers=N&m=&node=4039730931

IMPORTANT! we are not at the main mozilla office, but at the community space office from mozilla.

follow above link to the entrance door (it should say 12.3 above the door), then go up to the first floor.

i will place some direction pointers, but just in case somebody gets lost i'm also posting the instructions here :)

if you get stuck ping me (garbas) on IRC or Twitter.

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It has been some time since we had a meetup. For this reason we decided to gather for a whole day, with special focus to newcomers to Nix. If somebody would like to present something cool that they did with Nix/NixOS, please contact organizer or write in comments.

PROGRAM:

Saturday:
11:00 - 13:00 - beginner workshop / part 1
13:00 - 14:00 - lunch (we'll order or go to some local restaurant)
14:00 - 15:00 - beginner workshop / part 2
15:00 - 18:00 - hacking and finding your first bugs
18:00 - 18:30 - Fabian Schmitthenner (http://www.meetup.com/Berlin-NixOS-Meetup/members/178994852/) on deterministic evaluation of expressions/derivations
18:30 - 19:00 - Tobias Pflug (http://www.meetup.com/Berlin-NixOS-Meetup/members/150514102/) on Nix and Nodejs

...after that we go get some well deserved drinks :)

Sunday:
11:00 - 19:00 - hacking all day, we'll make the program as we go, i know many are working on interesting things

...after that we go get some well deserved drinks :)

Monday:
11:00 - 19:00 - hacking all day, we'll make the program as we go, i know many are working on interesting things

...after that we go get some well deserved drinks :)

For the first time we will have a beginner workshop, where we will explain the basics of Nix/NixOS and then help you get started with Nix/NixOS for you day projects/work.

After beginner workshop (for those interested) we will be hacking for the rest of the time (2 days). Here are some example topics of people working on:

- migration of wiki pages to manual - garbas
- pypi2nix (generating python packages) - garbas
- node-packages (https://github.com/NixOS/nixpkgs/issues/14532) - Tobias Pflug (http://www.meetup.com/Berlin-NixOS-Meetup/members/150514102/)
- displaying package parameters on the homepage ( https://github.com/NixOS/nixos-homepage/pull/78#issuecomment[masked] ) - (http://www.meetup.com/Berlin-NixOS-Meetup/members/178994852/) Fabian Schmitthenner (http://www.meetup.com/Berlin-NixOS-Meetup/members/178994852/)
- declarative networkmanager ( https://github.com/NixOS/nixpkgs/pull/12307 ) - (http://www.meetup.com/Berlin-NixOS-Meetup/members/178994852/) Fabian Schmitthenner (http://www.meetup.com/Berlin-NixOS-Meetup/members/178994852/).
- graphical user interface for nix ( http://hub.darcs.net/seppeljordan/nixgui ) - sjordan (http://www.meetup.com/Berlin-NixOS-Meetup/members/196972381/)
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... let me know what are you planning to work in the comments and I'll add it to the list.

3 days of hacking on Nix? Why not!? :)