BarCampRDU weekend is here!

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August 7, 2009 by snoopdave

At long last, it’s finally time for BarCampRDU 2009. The pre-party is tonight, 7pm at Flying Saucer and we hope to see you there.

Before the festivities begin, we need to thank all of our sponsors.

Thank you!

We’ve thanked all of the Gold-level and above sponsors here on the BarCampRDU blog and now it’s time to call out all of our sponsors. Without these generous organizations and individuals, BarCampRDU would not be possible.


  • Red Hat – thanks to our friends at Red Hat have hosted BarCampRDU for four years now. We owe a great deal of our success to them.
  • Google – thanks to Google; they came through with a big sponsorship right at the end. We’re pleased as punch to have Joe Gregorio again at camp.


  • Cuthrell Consulting – Cuthrell is a new sponsor for BarCampRDU and Jay Cuthrell himself will be attending camp.
  • rPath – rPath has helped out with a big sponsorship before and again this year. We’re happy to have their support and happy to see so many rPath folks at camp.


  • Compuware – thanks to Compuware, one the world’s largest IT services providers. They make IT rock around the world, and we’re happy that their world includes BarCampRDU.
  • – thanks to, makers of fine t-shirts, buttons, bumper stickers and greeting cards.
  • DesignHammer – thanks to returning sponsor DesignHammer; the build smarter websites for outfits like RTI Internaional, Durham Bulls and IndyWeek.
  • Freshbooks – thanks as well to Freshbooks, providers of super easy-to-use online invoicing services with free introductory level.
  • Intridea – thanks again to Intridea, full-services consulting firm that specializes in design, development and strategy for web-based products and sites.
  • OpenNMS – thanks to OpenNMS, makers of community supported network management software that is both enterprise-grade and open source.
  • Viget Labs – and big thanks to Viget again this year. Viget builds web business and is well known around here for sponsoring and hosting Triangle tech events.


  • Programmer’s Paradox – thanks to Mark Mzyk, a local developer and blogger who wants to learn from and support the community.
  • Terralien – thanks to Terralien a local business that can help you build web applications and products and specializes in Ruby on Rails development.


Due to a registration glitch which we quickly fixed, these folks were forced to donate a small amount when they got their tickets. Thanks for your donations. Every little bit helps.

  • Nicolas Napp
  • Scott Southard
  • Mark Newton
  • Wesley Walser

Thanks again to all of our sponsors!

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