The early bird catches the discount – mx:devsummit registrations open.

August 28, 2008

Register for mx:devsummit here [http://www.endtoend.in/ete2008/adobe/ria/micro]

You would see early bird discounts for well… early birds, till Sep 3rd. So, get together your colleges and register ASAP. There are also group discounts that people can take advantage of. See the chart below for all price details.

Registration Type

Early Bird/ Delegate(Before 3rd Sep)

Regular Rate Per Delegate (After 3rd Sep)

Individual

Rs.4500.

Rs.5000

2-5 delegates

Rs.4000

Rs.4500

6-9 delegates

Rs.3500

Rs.4000

10-14 delegates

Rs.3000

Rs 3500

15 and more delegates

Rs.2500

Rs.3000

One of the problems that people might have is that, according to the event website, like any of the usual conferences, Group Registration Participation Rules say that:

All group registrants must be employed by the same company.

You can’t get so many people from your company? Dont worry !

I realize that this might be a problem as a lot of places like Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad… etc have a strong Flex user community, but cannot get groups of 15 developers to come for the conference from a company. This is usually due to the small sizes of the companies themselves, compared to those in other cities.

So, I have worked with the registration desk, so that even a “community or group of individual developers”(though it sounds oxymoronish, that’s exactly what it is) to get group discounts for the event. Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Make sure that all your group members register into the event website
  2. One person take the responsibility of being a group leader/ co-ordinator (can be a user group manager for instance) and make a DD for the total amount for all the people after discount. Say you and 9 of your friends are signing up for a group discount, make sure that you send only one DD for the amount, in this case, for 3000×10 = Rs.30,000. Please not that if you are opting for the group discount, it has to  be in one DD!
  3. Mail the DD to the address on the page
  4. Also, send a mail out to adobe@endtoend.in and quote the community promo code “raghuonflex” in the subject and have the following info from each delegate in the body of the email:
    • Name,Company & Email  of each delegate
    • DD Details

And lo, you also can avail your discounts… So, Sign up fast. Network with fellow Flex developers to rialiaze your dreams and save money ofcourse:)

See you all at the conference…

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Presenting mx:devsummit Bangalore

August 28, 2008

<mx:devsummit/> is going to be on 10th & 11th of September 2008.

Venue: Taj Residency, Bangalore

Dates: 10-11 September 2008

Some Early Details

Its is going to be a two day event (as you might have seen from the dates) with two tracks on each day and some common sessions. The conference is designed such that both people who are looking to explore flex and who are already taken the dive can find information that can take them forward in the exciting world of RIAs.

We have Ben coming down again, so get ready…


Coming Soon : Adobe Flex Developer Event in Bangalore (with a free Flex Builder license for attendees)

August 26, 2008

I have been itching to talk about this for a while. We have been planning this for months now and yesterday we finally got the licenses approved for all the attendees who will be attending the event.

The developer event is going to be next month and is going to be a 2 day extravaganza with multiple tracks for Beginner and Intermediate/Expert Flex developers. Stay tuned for more updates…

If you are interested in knowing more, leave your name and email here (I promise I wont spam… )

Please blog about this and get people to sign up… 🙂


Bangalore FUG meeting on 23rd Aug

August 20, 2008

The next Bangalore Flex User group is meeting is going to be held this Saturday, 23rd August, 2008 at the Adobe Campus terrace near Diary Circle [here is the map]

The meeting starts at 11:00 am… See you all there 🙂


@ GIDS, Bangalore – My presentation on Flex, Java & CF

May 22, 2008

Here is the link to the presentation that I am doing at the Great Indian Developer Summit at Bangalore on 22nd May 2008


BEA and Adobe @ Pune & Mumbai – My presentation

May 8, 2008

Here is the link to the presentation that I am doing at the BEA Dev2Dev Techdays at Pune (on 8th) & Mumbai (on 9th)…


Are you a Flex Developer? Want to work for Adobe in Bangalore?

May 7, 2008

Our Web Team in Adobe Bangalore works on various projects on adobe.com

Rao, who is heading the Web Team is looking for experienced Flex Developers to work on projects for Adobe. Experience with Flex & ActionScript is expected. A good knowledge of Cairngorm framework is highly desirable.

If you are interested, drop me a mail (you can find my id on the top-right of this blog page in the contacts pod)…