Leif Madsen @ IT360, April 2009

Here are the 5 parts of my presentation at IT360 in Toronto, ON, Canada in April 2009. The focus of my presentation were to pick 5 features of Asterisk that are either new, or have been in Asterisk for a while, but without much fan-fare. I hope you enjoy! Leif Madsen @ IT360 (April 2009), Unusual Uses: What you didn’t know your Asterisk system could do (parts 1-5)

About the new Asterisk versioning method

Recently I have been seeing more and more questions about how Asterisk is being released now, and what the 1.6.x versions really mean. I’ll try and clear up some of your questions and make it more clear as to how Asterisk versions work. First, lets talk about the Asterisk 1.2 and 1.4 branches. Previous release methodology When we just had Asterisk 1.2 and 1.4, all new development was carried out in trunk (it still is) and only bug fixes went into the 1. Read On →

The end of the beginning?

This is probably my fourth or fifth time attempting to setup a blog. Everytime I finally get something going, then either a server crashes, or some other catatrophic event that causes me to start all over again happens. So this time I’m going to use the wordpress.com site to keep my blog entirely separate of where I’m hosting my site. Hopefully this time I’ll actually be able to not focus so much on administering the site, but rather spend the time actually writing! Read On →