The Lineup


The deadline is over, the poll is in, the team has decided. And we are happy to announce the ten projects, which will be presenting during the first two session at OpenSourceBash. And what a line up this is!

The first session

Aside from the previously mentioned Rust, Hoodie and Diaspora, we are very happy to host:

VLC Media Player

with Felix Paul Kühne

VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.


presented by Lennart Hildebrandt is an interactive Web mapping-project which collects and publishes informations about wheelchair accessibility of places, worldwide. Based on the OpenStreetMap, the user can search places and check their wheelchair accessibility through the mobile apps (iOS and Android) or their website.

The second session

And in the second session, the five slots are going to be hosted by:

Alchemy CMS

Martin Meyerhoff presenting

Alchemy is a powerful, userfriendly and flexible Open Source Rails CMS. Features include: Highly flexible Templating System, User centric UI, Multilingual Websites, Multisite Management, Taggable Everything, Search Engine Friendly, and much more.


presented by Silke Meyer

Friendica is open source software that implements a distributed social network. Formerly known as Mistpark, Friendica has an emphasis on extensive privacy settings and easy server installation. It aims to federate with as many other social networks as possible.


with Boris Bügling

CocoaPods is an application level dependency manager for Swift and Objective-C Cocoa projects. It provides a standard format for managing external libraries. With over ten thousand libraries and it can help you scale your projects elegantly.


presented by Franz Liedke

Flarum is the next-generation forum software that makes online discussion fun. Packed full of innovation, all wrapped up in a beautiful design. This isn’t just a nice skin. It’s forum software reimagined. It’s simple, fast, and free.


Klaus Fleerkötter will present

Pixelated offers easy to use encrypted email with decentralized hosting to resists mass surveillance and protects our right to privacy. It is modern email with encryption for Technologists, businesses and organisations protecting personal and financial data

What a line-up, eh? Interested in any project in particular or not, you better get your ticket now!

Interested in presenting? The first ten slots are gone, but you can still sign up at the event.

Background image courtesy to John Murphy , who released it under Creative Commons.

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