Please set up the Prerequisite accounts and software to prepare for FOSS Online; help setting up both Prerequisites and Optional Downloads will be available during Onboarding.
|Wi-Fi-enabled laptop||You should be able to use any laptop (Windows/MacOS/Linux.). We strongly recommend Firefox or Chrome as your browser. It is recommended that you have administrative/install permissions on your laptop.|
|Zoom Account||Please ensure that you have a CyVerse account and have verified your account by completing the verification steps in the email you got when you registered.||Register for your Zoom account at http://www.zoom.us/.|
|CyVerse Account||Please ensure that you have a CyVerse account and have verified your account by completing the verification steps in the email you got when you registered.||Register for your CyVerse account at http://user.cyverse.org/.|
|GitHub Account||Please ensure that you have a GitHub account if you don’t have one already||Register for your GitHub account at https://github.com/.|
|Dockerhub Account||Please ensure that you have a Dockerhub account if you don’t have one already||Register for your Dockerhub account at https://hub.docker.com/.|
|Text Editor||Please ensure that you have a Text Editor of your choice. Any decent Text Editor would be sufficient. Recommended ones include SublimeText and Atom (more in Optional Downloads below)||Register for Sublime at https://www.sublimetext.com/. Register for Atom at https://atom.io/.|
|Slack for networking||We will be using Slack extensively for communication and networking purposes, especially between online class sessions||Register for Slack at https://slack.com/.|
|ORCID ID||If you haven’t set up an Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) yet, please consider doing so (and add it to your CyVerse account profile)||Register for ORCID at https://orcid.org/.|
Below are some other downloads that are not required for FOSS, but which provide some options for functionalities we will cover.
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