pyconindia 2012 Tutorial Day, Bangalore, 28th September

pyconIndia Conference is a 3-day event organised fourth time by the Indian Python Software Socitey.
This was my first conference that i along with sayan has attended. I started my journey from durgapur to banglore on 26th September.During journey i met one of the humerous guy Soumen Ganguly from Netaji Subhas institute of technology kolkata. i reached Banglore on 27th evening and stayed at college senior kishan Goyal‘s residance.
Since the conference was happening at DHARMARAM VIDYA KSHETRAM Christ University Campus, Bangalore on 28th September. I woke up so early and rushed through the buses and reached the conference destination sharp by 9 o,clock. There I met kushal and rtnpro along With Nick, Cpython Developer. i and sayan get introduced by kushal to Nick. Thereafter we move to the registration desk and collected Pass.
Since The tutorial Sessions was on this day. Thereafter, we moved to Room No:A1 to attend the tutorial of “Building interactive applications with ETS” by Prabhu Ramachandran. There i learnt about traits and tried some applications on traits UI. Thereafter i left the confernce hall and moved
with rtnpro in search of a place where we sit and write some code. Atlast We succedded and got the place on the stairs. Rtnpro interacted with some other Dgplug guys like oini, fewcha and samxan. I just googled and searched some buges from Gtranslator project. And i got that one but in the night i tried but failed due to unable to build gtranslator by Jhbuild.
After lunch, we attended the next tutorial session of kushal on “python programming”.
During the tutorial session, we( i, sayan and rtnpro) helped the learners in solving their quires during the session.
At last the session, The Tutorial session ends by 5:30 P:M.
We ends that day with doing some coding and a tasty dinner with Nick in the Night.
The Day was Awosome. Thanks to Kushal, rtnpro and Nick for making the day awosome.

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#dgplug!! Now 8 year’s old.

Today #dgplug (Durgapur Linux user Group) completed 8 years.
On the same day i.e. on 8th september, 2004 some young genious minds like Kushal Das had taken a golden step for the promotion of Free and open source Software(FOSS) where students can come, learn, share their knowledge and contribute to FOSS and founded a Community named Durgapur Linux User Group which is further popularised as a dgplug. Later on Soumya joined together.

When i was in 2nd semester first year at Dr.B.C.Roy Engineering College, Durgapur, had met kushal Das Who had visited our college to give a talk on Python Programming. There i came to know about Open source software and interacted with a group of people like: Rtnpro, Kishan who were contributing to FOSS already. Kishan along with sayan and koustawa helped me in learning fedora Installation. After that under the guidance of kushal and rtnpro, i had learnt fedora RPM packaging and Python programming. Later i had attained dgplug summer training in 2011 and learnt a lot of things related to programming languages and shell scripting. Mbuf tuaght us Communication guidlines that had helped me in irc chats.

But my contribution to open source begins, when Rtnpro and Bamacharan inspired me through violent kicks. They taught me to try my hands on localization of open source Software on transifex. With the support of rtnprokushal and Rajesh ranjan, now i am a open Source technical translator for various projects.

As the 3 years of my college life passed, i started inspring out the college students and to share my skill and knowledge with them. The first achievement i have gained when my name got published in the author lists of VlC media Player 2.0.3. Now, lots of students are coming and joining this community  and is growing day by day and getting bigger and stronger. A day will come when dgplug will cross its sky limits.

This group has given a greater height to my carreer and arouse the interest of programming. I am really thankful to all who helped me in this journey.