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Pearson Partners with Pune’s Programmr to embed online coding in Pearson’s learning platform

Pune’s Programmr, an online coding technology startup, has partnered with Pearson, the global textbook publishing giant, and now an online digital learning company, to embed Programmr’s technology in Pearson’s online “Learning Labs” Excerpts from their press release: Each “Learning Lab” seamlessly integrates Programmr’s programming lab technology into Pearson’s web-based learning platform that includes screencast videos, […]

Turing100 Lecture: Butler Lampson – Systems, Security, Verification and more – Nov 24

In 1992, Butler Lampson received the Turing award in for his contributions to the development of distributed, personal computing environments and the technology for their implementation: workstations, networks, operating systems, programming systems, displays, security and document publishing. On Saturday, 24th November, Neeran Karnik, Senior Architect at BMC Software, will give a talk about Butler Lampson’s […]

Panel Discussion: Should all Programmers Learn Functional Programming – Oct 6

Should all Programmers Learn Functional Programming? The pros and cons of this question that will be tackled in a panel discussion this Saturday. This panel discussion is a part of the Turing Awards lecture series that happens at Persistent’s Dewang Mehta Auditorium at 2pm on the first Saturday of every month this year. The panel […]

Turing100 Lecture: Robin Milner and Polymorphic Type Inference in Programming Langauges – Oct 6

Robin Milner received the Turing award in 1991 for three major contributions to computer science: In the area of automated theorem proving – He developed LCF, the first theoretically sound yet practical tool for machine assisted proof construction In the area of programming language design – He developed ML, the first language to use polymorphic […]

Code Retreat Pune – Day Long Programming Event

Pune is participating in the Global Code Retreat day 2011. It’s a day-long programming event based on principles of good design. Its on Dec 3, from 9am to 6pm at Thoughtworks, Pune. The event is free but has a Rs. 200 deposit which will be refunded if you actually attend the event (to prevent people […]

GeekNight with Ola Bini – Core Developer of JRuby – 25 May

ThoughtWorks Pune invites all developers to their latest GeekNight tomorrow at 6:30pm. GeekNight is a series of a talks about cutting edge technology, where you also get to meet like-minded geeks. This GeekNight features a talk “JRuby for the win” by JRuby Core Developer Ola Bini. JRuby is an implementation of Ruby for the JVM. […]

Pune Rails Drinkup: Ruby-on-Rails tech talks over (free) drinks

The Pune Rails Meetup Group invites all enthusiasts of Ruby-on-Rails for their second “Drink Up” event. Gautam Rege writes: This time we have a technical drink-up. We shall have 1 or 2 technical sessions followed by networking. Thanks to IntelleCap for sponsoring this meetup entirely! Venue: Boat Club Agenda: We have 2 technical talks of […]

LiveBlog #tw5: Intro to Functional Programming & Why it’s important

This is a live-blog of TechWeekend 5 on Functional Programming, with talks by Dhananjay Nene (Why FP), Baishampayan Ghose (Clojure) and Bhasker Kode (Erlang)

Clojure, Erlang, & Functional Programming – Intro to FP & Why It’s Important – TechWeekend5 18 Dec

Have you heard of Clojure, Erlang, Scala, F# and wondered why people are getting all excited about these new fangled languages? Then this is your chance to find out. And if you are a programmer or are otherwise working in the software technology space and have not heard any of those names, then you need […]

Pune (Microsoft Technologies) User Group – Community Tech Day – 6 Feb

What: Pune (Microsoft Technologies) User Group‘s Community Tech Days When: Saturday, 6 February, 9:00am-5:15pm Where: International Convention Center, MCCIA Center, 5th Floor, S.B. Road Registration and Fees: This event is free for all to attend. Register here Community Tech Days This will be a day full of technical presentations covering ASP.NET, REST applications with .NET, […]