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Archive for March, 2009.

Seminar: Strengths and weaknesses of various programming languages – 28th March

What: A presentation on the strengths and weaknesses of various programming languages, and how to choose one for your application, by Dhananjay Nene When: Saturday, March 28th, 4pm Where: SICSR – Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research – Map Registration and Fees: This event is free for all. No registration required. Details: Confused about […]

Improve your web based software development and maintenance ROI with dynamic programming languages

After we carried a few quick articles on why you should learn more about Ruby and Ruby on Rails (take 1, take 2) last month, we decided that we wanted to give people a much deeper article on why these new languages (Ruby, Python, PHP) and frameworks (Rails, Django) are setting the web world on […]

Introduction to Engineering Simulations (CAE)

(This article giving an overview of the field of Computer Aided Engineering has been written for PuneTech on our request by Dr. Ajey Walavalkar, regional manager of services and support at Ansys Fluent India, a company specializing in CAE and CFD applications and services, which has a development center in Pune. See the end of […]

CORRECTION: Breakfast with TiE was on March 12th

Yesterday, I had mistakenly posted that there would be a Breakfast with TiE event on “Thursday, March 15.” That should have been “Thursday, March 12.” I’m sorry if you missed the event because of this mistake.

Pune Flex Users Group Meet with Raghunath Rao, Tech Evangelist, Adobe – 12 Mar

Image via Wikipedia What: Pune Flex Users Group meeting with Raghunath Rao, Tech Evangelist, Adobe When: Thursday, 12th March, 5:30pm Where: Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research, 7th Floor, Atur Centre, Gokhale Cross Road, Model Colony. Map. Registration and Fees: This event is free for all to attend. Please register here Details: PuneFUG (Pune […]

Breakfast with TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) – Mar 12

What: An informal get-together with entrepreneurs from The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), Pune When: Thursday, 12th March, 8:30am to 9:30am Where: PYC Hindu Gymkhana, Near Deccan Gymkhana, Bhandarkar Road, Pune Registration and Fees: Anybody can attend. Fees are Rs. 10 for TiE members, and Rs. 50 for non-members. Send mail to namita[dot]shibad[at]gmail[dot]com. Details: This is an […]

Spread PuneTech – tell your friends why you like PuneTech

Today is PuneTech’s first birthday, and as a birthday gift, we are asking our readers to spread the word about PuneTech through emails, blogs, twitter and other means. (Update 1: Honorary Punekar Sushrut Bidwai has written a nice post giving the reasons why he likes PuneTech. I think he has managed to articulate very well […]

PuneTech is One – Give us a birthday gift, spread the word

Today is PuneTech’s first birthday. The first post on PuneTech was on March 6th 2008. (Check it out, you might still find that article interesting.) In the one year, we have come a long way. We’ve learnt a lot. Some things we tried haven’t worked out, and some things we tried succeeded beyond our expectations. […]

How To Effectively Use Linkedin For Professional Networking: 30 DOs and DON’Ts

Once in a while a technology feature/product really appeals to you, and you have that ‘Aha! Experience’. “Why didn’t I think of this before? This makes perfect sense!”  I felt the same way when I first signed up on Linkedin in 2004. Linkedin was a fairly small, unknown networking portal back then. It surely has […]

Marketing for Startups: A Pune OpenCoffee Club event – Mar 7th

POCC meet this Saturday on “Marketing for Startups” promises to be a power-packed event with Abhishek Goyal of Accel Partners, Alok Kejriwal of Contests2Win and Games2Win, Anuj Khurana of PurpleTrail speaking.