FSFTN Monthly Newsletter | June 2020

Activities and Updates from FSFTN in the Month of June 2020

FSFTN Monthly Newsletter | June 2020

  • K-9 Mail App released an updated version of the app with important changes in both its UI and Functionality after 2 long years. The app is not dead. See what the K-9 Team wants to say about it here.
  • The Peer-To-Peer Version of Matrix is released. Check out the P2P POC here.

June 3

  • Aarogya Setu செயலியின் செயல்பாடுகள் பற்றியும், அதிலுள்ள தனிமனித தனியுரிமை சம்பந்தப்பட்ட பிரச்சினைகள் பற்றியும், Tamizhi Kalai Pattarai YouTube சேனலில், நமது FSFTN உறுப்பினர் Prasanna பேட்டி அளித்துள்ளார்.
    காணொளி - https://youtu.be/VQgD0_pRJq8

Blender release Blender 2.83 LTS. This is the first ever Blender Long Term Support Release. More updates on the release here

June 5

June 6

  • Python for Everybody - Technical Session Organized by JCE GLUG
    Speaker - Minat Sylvester (FSFTN)
    Video - https://youtu.be/A5SWqCWgFPo
  • Javascript Function and Loops - Technical Session Organized by Mahendra GLUG
    Speaker - Shalini (Mahendra GLUG)
    The Session Took Place in 8x8 Video Conferencing

June 7

  • Session - Basics of Git (Version Control System)
    Speaker - Saran Kumar (FSFTN)
    Video - https://youtu.be/Va0ePYVYsNc
  • SJIT GLUG organized a Session on "The Future of Coding is No Code" for the GLUG Members.
  • Shalini from Mahendra GLUG has written a blog about their session last weekend. We can expect more from Mahendra GLUG in the coming days.

June 13

  • Mahendra GLUG organized a session on Javascript Classes and Exception Handling for their GLUG Members
    Speaker - Gowthami Prasad (Mahendra GLUG)
  • SJIT GLUG organized a session on React Kickstarter as a open session with majority of the GLUG Members attending the Session
    Speaker - Lokeshwar
    Video - https://youtu.be/TzhJU8_Olrc
  • JCE GLUG organized a Fun Activity under their regular session on learing Python. The GLUG Members joined and an interactive Quiz like methods are handled during the session.

June 14

  • Part 2 of the React Kickstarter Session was organized by SJIT GLUG
    Speaker - Lokeshwar
    Video - https://youtu.be/ctOThgxtG3A
  • Session - Class #6 | Inkscape-ல் ஒரு நிகழ்ச்சிக்கு Poster உருவாக்குவது எப்படி? | FSFTN Online Tech Sessions
    Speaker - Uma (FSFTN)
    Video - https://youtu.be/Osjn_Qkw-q8

  • Krita 4.3.0 Released 🎉🎊
    Krita is a Free and Open Source Tool of Painting.
    Read More about the Release here
  • Mapillary has been acquired by Facebook. Read more about it here

June 20

  • Mahendra GLUG organized a session on Asynchronous Javascript and Objects
    Speaker - VMS (FSFTN)
  • JCE GLUG Organized a Session on Python Reference Methods for their GLUG Members
    Speakers - Vaidyanathan, Venkatesh, Sudhakar
  • A Mailing List has been created for JCE GLUG for their internal GLUG communications.

June 24

விளம்பரங்கள் இன்றி Youtube வீடியோவை பார்ப்பது எப்படி? | NewPipe | FOSS App Review in Tamil | FSFTN
By - Saran (FSFTN)
Video - https://youtu.be/9v1OhTHp930

June 27

Google Search Engine-ல் இருந்து உங்கள் Privacy-யை காத்து கொள்வது எப்படி? (தமிழில்) | SearX Project
By - Poorajith (FSFTN)
வீடியோ - https://youtu.be/546XdW9wcgs
வீடியோ License - Creative Commons CC BY

June 28

Session - இணைய பயன்பாட்டின்போது நமது தனியுரிமையை பாதுகாக்க செய்ய வேண்டியவை என்ன? (தமிழில்)
Speaker - Prasanna (FSFTN)
Video - https://youtu.be/maxXI6jOfnY

Around 50 Participants showed interest and attended this Online Session in both Jitsi and Youtube from various districts in Tamil Nadu.

Apart from the above the activities this month, Hacking Capitalism - The Free and Open Source Software Movement Reading Classes has been regularly every weekend coordinated by the Aaron Swartz Study Circle. The Study Circle has reached the last Chapter of the Book with a total of 19 Classes so far

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