Venkat Subramaniam Teaches How to Handle Pointy Haired Bosses and Be a Pragmatic Programmer

Great Indian Developer Summit 2010 – Gold Standard for India’s Software Developer Ecosystem

Bangalore, January 07, 2010: Corporate developers have to constantly contend with fallacies often delivered to them as facts. However, each of us has a professional responsibility to be objective and make decisions that will help us and our teams be productive and deliver results. Dr Venkat Subramainam is coming back this summer to India’s biggest summit for the software developer ecosystem – Great Indian Developer Summit ( to pick on some fallacies, lay down facts, and discuss how to stay professional and objective in our daily efforts.

Venkat Subramaniam, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia. He has significant experience in architecture, design, and development of software applications. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with agile practices on their software projects. He is a frequent invited speaker at various international software conferences and user groups and a Great Indian Developer Summit Alumni. Venkat is author of .NET Gotchas (OReilly), coauthor of 2007 Jolt Productivity Award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer (Pragmatic Bookshelf), and author of Programming Groovy(Pragmatic Bookshelf).

About Great Indian Developer Summit

Great Indian Developer Summit is the gold standard for India’s software developer ecosystem for gaining exposure to and evaluating new projects, tools, services, platforms, languages, software and standards. Packed with premium knowledge, action plans and advise from been-there-done-it veterans, creators, and visionaries, the 2010 edition of Great Indian Developer Summit features focused sessions, case studies, workshops and power panels that will transform you into a force to reckon with. Featuring 3 co-located conferences: GIDS.NET, GIDS.Web, GIDS.Java and an exclusive day of in-depth tutorials – GIDS.Workshops, from 20 April to 24 April at the IISc campus in Bangalore.

At GIDS you’ll participate in hundreds of sessions encompassing the full range of Microsoft computing, Java, Agile, RIA, Rich Web, open source/standards, languages, frameworks and platforms, practical tutorials that deep dive into technical skill and best practices, inspirational keynote presentations, an Expo Hall featuring dozens of the latest projects and products activities, engaging networking events, and the interact with the best and brightest of speakers from around the world.

For further information on GIDS 2010, please visit the summit on the web

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