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What is openFIRST?

The openFIRST Portal System is an integrated set of modules which may be used together to create or enhance a web site. It is directed towards teams participating in the FIRST robotics competition. The openFIRST Portal System is a completely student-developed project that has had contributions from a wide variety of teams from Brasil, Canada and the United States.

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Developers?

openFIRST is developed by a number of students from the FIRST Robotics competition teams #1006, #1049, #781, #1075, #1501, #1227, and #1257. You may read more about the developers here. To learn how to contribute to the project, and for a technical reference about writing modifications / patches / enhancements for the openFIRST system, read the openFIRST Contributor's HOWTO. New contributors are always welcome.

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USFIRST Robotics

USFIRST is the largest North American robotics competition that has over 800 teams and many competitions yearly. Read more.

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openFIRST was developed with:



XHTML 1.0
Apache
Microsoft IIS
Sambar
PHP
MySQL
(Other databases are also supported)

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Developers - Tim Ginn

Tim Ginn is a founding member of openFIRST. He is now an administrator responsible for maintaining the openFIRST project website.

Skills: PHP, Visual Basic, MySQL, Bash Shell Scripting, some Perl
OS: Linux (Redhat 7.1, 7.3, 9; Slackware 8.1, 9; Debian 3.0; Knoppix; DemoLinux; and various other assorted distributions), Windows 2003 Enterprise Edition, Windows 2000 (Professional/Server).
Webserver: Apache (1.3 and 2 series), Sambar (5.3, 6.0), Microsoft IIS (5, 6)

openFIRST Modules: openfirst.base, openfirst.guestbook, openfirst.feedback, openfirst.manual, openfirst.news, openfirst.bashinstall, openfirst.emoticon, openfirst.members, openfirst.sidebars, openfirst.search

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