ILUGC Monthly Meet (October 8 th)

ILUGC Monthly Meet (October 8 th):-
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Time : Sat October 8 , 2011 (3.00 – 5.30 PM)
Venue: Classroom No 8,
Areo Space Engineering,
Near Gajendra Circle,
IIT Madras.

Link for the Map: http://bit.ly/iit-aero

1.

Topic:
Introduction to Ruby On Rails

Description:
Ruby On Rails is an open source web framework that’s optimized for programmwe happiness and sustainable productivity. It lets you write beautiful code by favouring convension over configuration.

link :  http://rubyonrails.org/

Duration: 45 mins – 1hr

Speaker: R Deepak Prasanna.  [ deepaksrm AT gmail DOT com ]

About the speaker:

Deepak works for Artha42 Innovations and he loves to work on open source technologies.  He blogs at http://deepakprasanna.blogspot.com

2.

Topic:
Exploring Functional Programming

Description:
The goal is to get a glimpse of the ‘functional way’ of doing things. As a teaser, in the FP way of doing things you cannot change the value of a `variable’ This is a personal perspective of what is interesting and fascinating in FP.

Speaker will be using Python to explore FP. He hopes to show a bit of Haskell too, but Python will be the bulk of it.

Duration : 30 min

Speaker : Asokan Pichai [ pasokan AT gmail DOT com ]

About the speaker:
He is a trainer fascinated with programming languages and training. Haskell is what he is currently (again) trying to get to grips with.

Links :
http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~shmat/courses/cs345/whyfp.pdf

3.

Topic:
Introduction to Drupal 7

Description:
How to setup a completely functional commerce site with tracking, newsletters and content SEO in one week.

Duration: 1 hour

Speaker : Antano Solar John [ solar345 AT gmail DOT com ]

About the speaker:
Antano is Co-Founder at School of Excellence, and Author at Packt Publishing. http://www.solarant.org/

4.

General group discussions on any queries, events etc.
CDs/DVDs can be shared on prior request.
Announce this to all your friends, social network sites etc.

All are welcome. Entry Free

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