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Exciting Updates, New Mascot, and Upcoming Events: Open Source Hong Kong Newsletter
Open Source Hong Kong is thrilled to share exciting updates on our organization's progress over the past five months.
Exciting Updates, New Mascot, and Upcoming Events
Open Source Hong Kong is thrilled to share exciting updates on our organization's progress over the past five months. As we continue to rebound from the impact of COVID-19, our aim is to engage with a wider audience and amplify the message of open source.
Join us and be captivated by our new mascot!
Introducing the adorable mascot of Open Source Hong Kong, yet to be bestowed with a name. Isn't it simply irresistible? We were thrilled to meet new friends and reunite with familiar faces at WomenHack, AWS Dev Day 2023, and the Open Source HK Beer Meetup on April 26, April 27, and May 17 respectively. Stay tuned to our website and social media channels for exciting updates and future chances to cross paths with our beloved mascot. Prepare for a delightful experience you won't want to miss!
Open Source Hong Kong Events
Open Source HK Meeting #73 – MySQL: Exploring the MySQL 8.0 features
Many people have been using MySQL 5.6/5.7, and even today, MySQL 8.0 remains a popular choice. However, there are numerous features that users may not be aware of or may not be utilizing to their full potential. Join us for this informative session as we delve into the exploration of new features such as JSON document and GIS, and compare Component Architecture with Plugins in previous versions. We'll also discuss various backup and recovery options, including the traditional mysqldump and the latest MySQL Shell with dump/load utilities. Furthermore, we'll explore maintenance features such as ONLINE DDL/INSTANT add column, CPU Resource Group, and Connection Memory control, among others. We invite you to join us and share your experiences.
Date: June 1, 2023
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Please note that pre-registration is required by the venue. The deadline for pre-registration is May 31, 2023. We extend our gratitude to Oracle for providing the venue (@Causeway Bay) for this meeting.
PyCon Hong Kong - Call for proposal
Don't miss your chance to shine at PyCon HK 2023! Submit your proposal now and receive personalized coaching to deliver an exceptional presentation that will captivate the audience. Join us and let's bring your ideas to life on the PyCon stage! The tentative dates for the events have also been set, so be sure to check them out!
May 31 Universal Acceptance: The New Internet Standard
Open Source Hong Kong proudly supports the Universal Acceptance: The New Internet Standard free seminar, which addresses the need for businesses and developers to adapt to multi-lingual and long domain names to ensure compatibility and inclusivity in their applications and systems.
June 9-10 Hong Kong Open Source Conference 2023
Discover the latest trends in AI, blockchain, IoT industry standards, and open data at the Hong Kong Open Source Conference 2023, organized by HKCOTA, taking place on 9-10th June 2023 at Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (HKSTP).
June 29 (Application Deadline)
Hong Kong ICT Awards: ICT Startup Award 2023
Seize the opportunity to participate in the esteemed Hong Kong ICT Awards: ICT Startup Award 2023, presented by the Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association and endorsed by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO). This prestigious award opens doors for startups to gain invaluable exposure, establish connections with investors and industry professionals, and pave the way for a prosperous future. Don't miss out on this exceptionce – register today!