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TechWeekend Pune: Facebook’s Open Graph API – 1st Oct

There’s a TechWeekend this Saturday (1st Oct, 4pm-7pm, SICSR) to discuss the latest and hottest technology: Facebook’s newly announced OpenGraph API. Join a discussion to see how the recent launch by Facebook can change the way we think about Social Apps and Businesses. Read More: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/beta/ Speakers: Rohan Dighe – Design Experiences and Not Apps […]

TechWeekend – Web Security – August 20

TechWeekend Pune and Microsoft present a technical session web security on Saturday 20th August, 10am, at Sumant Moolgaokar Auditorium, MCCIA Trade Tower, ICC. This session will feature Rohit Srivastwa (of ClubHack) talking about some of the top web vulnerabilities, how they work, and how to prevent them, and Aditee Rele (of Microsoft) talking about the […]

The Basics of Game Development – for programmers

(This is a live-blog of a talk Girish Dhakephalkar of http://ShoonyaGames.com gave at TechWeekend #9 on Game Development.) This talk is an overview of what exactly is involved in game development – from the point of view of a programmer. These are the major components of game development. Game Platform A game platform is the […]

TechWeekend #9 (#tw9): Game Development

If you like programming, then you cannot miss TechWeekend. This month (actually, 10am tomorrow), we have TechWeekend 9 (#tw9) which will focus on Game Development. A Programmers’ introduction to Game Development By Girish Dhakephalkar, http://shoonyagames.com An introduction to various elements involved in game development with a focus on programming. This talk would explain the structure […]

What I like about Rails3 by Gautam Rege

(This article by Gautam Rege is based on a talk he gave at Techweekend #8. It was first published on the Josh Software blog, and is reproduced here with permission.) This is NOT a post about differences between Rails 2.x and Rails 3 but these are some musings about what I love in Rails. A […]

TechWeekend 8: Web Development Frameworks – Rails, Grails, Django

TechWeekend #8 (#tw8) this Saturday will focus on Web Development Frameworks. We have the following talks lined up, and one more is likely to get added in the next day or two Grails, and other web development techniques in Groovy, by Saager Mhatre Interesting new things in Rails3, by Gautam Rege “A Django Case-Study: Use […]

Event Report: TechWeekend Pune 7 – Mobile Application Development

TechWeekend Pune 7, on Mobile Application Development was held on Saturday, 19th Feb. These are the live-tweets, collected here for your benefit. Remember, they are live-tweets that were being typed while the event was happening, so they’re not necessarily as coherent and as well-organized as a regular article. Windows Phone 7 by Mayur Tendulkar The […]

TechWeekend7 (#tw7): Mobile Application Development – 19 Feb

TechWeekend 7 (#tw7) will focus on Mobile Application Development, and we have these talks lined up: Application Development for Windows Phone 7 & Marketplace – by Mayur Tendulkar. With Nokia throwing all its weight behind Windows Phone 7 for all its smartphones, Windows Phone 7 has suddenly become a much more important platform than it […]

TechWeekend LiveBlog: NoSQL + Database in the Cloud #tw6

This is a quick-and-dirty live-blog of TechWeekend 6 on NoSQL and Databases in the Cloud. First, I (Navin Kabra) gave an overview of NoSQL systems. Since I was talking, I wasn’t able to live-blog it. When not to use NoSQL Next, Dhananjay Nene talked about when to not use NoSQL. Main points: People know SQL. […]

8 Tech Events in Pune over the next few days

There are 6 tech events tomorrow, and another couple of events a few days after: databases, cleantech, wikipedia, outsourcing, astronomy, and agile