Canonical announces Ubuntu Developer Day to take place in Bangalore on January 27th, 2011


Canonical today announced Ubuntu Developer Day to take place in India on the 27th of January. Ubuntu Developer Day will be the largest event in Bangalore next year that focuses on getting developers productive on this massively growing platform.


The day will have a strong technical focus, with confirmed topics including:

-       How Canonical works with developers,

-       The opportunity for ISVs

-       The Ubuntu cloud-computing proposition

-       How to code successfully with Ubuntu

-       and many more...


The web site with registration details can be found at Registration closes on the 20th January 2011 and places are limited and subject to availability.


Jon Melamut, VP for Product and Sales, OEM Services at Canonical commented “India is the fastest-growing region for PCs and notebooks in the world. We have been actively supporting local OEMs and building a team to support the growth of Ubuntu in the country. This event will accelerate those efforts and bring the value of Ubuntu to even more Indian consumers and businesses.”

Who Should Attend:

The event will be of interest to engineers and developers with an a professional interest in using Ubuntu as a developer platform or in developing applications for the Ubuntu user base.

About Canonical

Canonical provides engineering, online and professional services to Ubuntu partners and customers worldwide. As the company behind the Ubuntu project, Canonical is committed to the production and support of Ubuntu – an ever-popular and fast-growing open-source operating system. It aims to ensure that Ubuntu is available to every organization and individual on servers, desktops, laptops and netbooks.

Canonical partners with computer hardware manufacturers to certify Ubuntu, provides migration, deployment, support and training services to businesses, and offers online services direct to end users. Canonical also builds and maintains collaborative, open-source development tools to ensure that organisations and individuals can participate fully in innovations within the open-source community. For more information, please visit


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