Java Meet, PLUG meeting, and startup chat – 5 July


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What: Pune Linux Users Group (PLUG) meeting followed by a Talk on “Contrasting Java and Dynamic Languages” by Dhananjay Nene (as part of the Java meet by IndicThreads.) Also, check out the online startup chat event at 3pm.

When: Saturday, 5th July. PLUG meeting 4pm to 6pm. Dhananjay’s talk from 6pm to 7:30pm

Where: Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research (SICSR), 7th floor, Atur Center, Model Colony, Pune, India (Map)

Registration and Fees: The event is free for all. Register here.

Details: PLUG meeting
The PLUG meeting is open to all, there are no charges or pre-requisites to attend the meeting. If you are intrested in FOSS (Free/Open Source Software) you are welcome to the meeting.

Details: Contrasting Java and Dynamic Languages
Given the increasing interest in dynamic languages such as Python, Ruby, PHP along with the increasing threat perception to Java, Dhananjay Nene talks about his experience with using these languages and how they distinguish themselves from Java. The session “Contrasting Java and Dynamic Languages” will also discuss the role of Java based scripting languages such as Groovy, JRuby and Jython.

About the Presenter:
Dhananjay Nene has been programming for 17 years and was associated with Citicorp Overseas Software Limited and AT&T and his last assignment was being the CTO and Head of Product Development for CashTech Solutions. He has worked on a number of domains including banking, telecom, network management, wireless networking and educational software. He is an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, has worked in senior management positions and has managed large sized development teams.

In recent years he had focused on building very high performance java based frameworks and solutions. Currently he is developing software using Python. He blogs at’s online startup chat

If you don’t feel like leaving your house, you can check out the online start-up chat event that starts at 3pm.

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