JUDCon 2012: First Asia Pacific JBoss User and Developers Conference to be held in Bangalore
India, 8 November 2011 -- Red Hat Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that a JBoss User and Developers Conference (JUDCon) will be held for the first time in the Asia Pacific region, at the NIMHANS Convention Center in Bangalore, India on January 24-25, 2012.
Mark Little, senior director of middleware engineering, Red Hat said - “We’re very excited to host next year’s JUDCon in Bangalore, bringing one of the industry’s foremost open source developer conferences to the Asia Pacific region. The development community in this area is expanding at an amazing rate and we’re looking forward to giving that community a unique, hands-on opportunity to really dig into what’s going on with JBoss and open source middleware.”
According to Evans Data Corporation’s report on Global Developer Population and Demographic Survey, released in September, the number of software developers worldwide is expected to grow from 16 million today to over 20 million in 2015, with the hottest areas for growth projected to be in India, China and Russia. By 2015 India is expected to surpass the U.S. with more than 3.5 million professional software developers.
The fifth JUDCon to date, JUDCon 2012: Bangalore will be a two-day, three-track event packed with valuable sessions, and an evening of exciting events that will run late into the night. Presentations at JUDCon include a range of deep dives into JBoss technologies and related topics of user and developer interest. The Call for Presentations is now open, and will extend until November 26, 2011. The agenda will be posted December 2, 2011.
JUDCon 2012: Bangalore will cover several key JBoss technologies including: Java EE, Rules, Business Process Management (BPM), Data Grids, SOA, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Cloud, mobile and many others.
Following dinner on the first day, the 24th of January, there will be a live recording of the JBoss Asylum podcast, Lightning talks, and HackFest where JBoss community members and JBoss core developers sit face-to-face to discuss the projects, get feedback and write some code.
Passes may be purchased for either the first or second days, or both, and early discounts are available.