Navin Kabra of Punetech.com was recently presented the IndicThreads CommuKnitterTM award for his exemplary work in building technology communities in India and particularly in Pune. In this award acceptance talk, Navin talks of his & Punetech’s journey and about building technology communities. He also shares his views on a successful tech career.
Software solutions have become increasingly graphic over time. This has resulted in an explosion of visualization packages, ranging from basic charting to 3D, big data and GIS visualization. However, these packages still treat each visualization as a separate entity, and struggle to have common behavior across visualizations and platforms. Varying requirements may also lead to the adoption of multiple visualization tools across products in a suite.
The Grammar of Graphics approach allows us to define a language for all types of visualization. This language provides a compromise between the complete flexibility of a graphics package, and the constraints of a charting package with customizable attributes. It provides standardization in configuration and behavior, and at the same time allows us to define representations of the data by simply changing the specification. The language approach to specifying visualization provides much more control to adopters while maintaining consistency. The language approach also allows the same specification to be interpreted across platforms to give consistent appearance and interaction across devices.
Technology is extremely important. Many companies have been tremendously successful by leveraging technology. Conferences such as IndicThreads are great for learning about technology and keeping current. However technology is just the beginning. Look beyond technology if you really want to build great products!
In this short talk Suhas Kelkar, Chief Technology Officer (APAC) for BMC Software shares some of his experiences dealing with enterprise software customers and what they are looking for from a successful product. He also shares how to recognize when to leverage technology and when to look beyond technology.
The 7th Annual IndicThreads Pune Conference will be held on 14-15 December 2012. We received a record number of submissions this year and the event boasts of possibly our best lineup of speakers & sessions!
Pune12 brings a hurricane (cyclone maybe) of learning around Cloud, Java, Scala, Big Data, NoSQL, HTML5 & emerging technologies. Do take a look at the sessions at conference 2012.
IndicThreads’ focus on cutting edge, vendor-neutral content along with the software community’s support & understanding of the need, keep us going strong for this long. Thank you!
PaaSing a Java EE 6 Application was presented at 6th Annual IndicThreads.com Conference On Java, December 2011, Pune, India.
This session details how JavaEE containers such as GlassFish can provide such service orchestration and elasticity capabilities. This session will take an existing JavaEE 6 application and walk through the complete life cycle of taking this application from desktop to a PaaS environment. The session will explain the development, testing, and debugging of such an application in the PaaS environment.
The 6th Annual IndicThreads.com Conference On Java will be held on 2nd & 3rd December 2011 in Pune, India. Sessions at the conference discuss topics like JavaEE 6, PAAS, JavaEE 7, Java on the Cloud, Scala Collections, Scalability, Concurrent Java, Scala DSL, Gradle, REST Web Services with Google Protocol Buffers, Solr Search, JavaFX & Akka.