at Hitachi, Ltd.
Yokoi is a researcher in Hitachi, Ltd. and a member of Node-RED project on GitHub. His team has contributed to new features of Node-RED. For example, persistent context storage, customizing node’s icon feature and message sequence nodes. As the result, his team is ranked No. 2 contributor company which follows IBM in the project. Currently, his team is leading Node Generator functionality which realizes that developers easily creates connectors for Node-RED.
Is it difficult for Japanese companies to join OSS community? The answer is No. His team joined Node-RED project on GitHub. In a year, his team established connections with main contributors and has contributed to new functionalities. Based on their experiences, he will talk about key to success.