[PLUG] Confirmation: PLUG meeting for June 2009 is scheduled on Saturday 6th June 2009, 4 pm @ SICSR

Vijay Patil vijay.patil at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 07:29:17 PDT 2009


On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 4:31 PM, Sudhanwa
Jogalekar<sudhanwa.com at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> PLUG meeting for  June 2009 is scheduled on Saturday 6th June 2009, 4pm @ SICSR
>
> These are the details:
> Location: SICSR, Atur Centre, Model Colony.
> Room No 704. 7th floor ( room no. may change )
> Time: 4 pm
>
> Agenda:
>
> We will have some talks and discussions.
> ------------------------------------
>
> Technical Talk at PLUG Meeting.
>
> # Title: XUL, OpenLayers and Solving A Real Life Problem.
>
> # Speakers:
> Kevin Gomes, BE (IT)
> Vijay Patil, BE (Mech), MTech (IEOR)
>

For those we are interested in the topic but could not attend the
talk, you can download the presentation at URL:

http://code.indictranstech.com/wiki/index.php/OnTimeTest#Downloads

Thanks

> Software developers working on challenging technical problems,
> interesting technology and free software, for last 5 years. Currently
> working at Indictranstech Technologies, Pune.
>
> # Technical Talk Description:
> This talk is about a real life technical problem and a software solution
> "On Time" built using free software components, to solve the problem. On Time
> is a tool for managing, planning public transportation schedule and publishing
> timetable for passengers.
>
> Part 1: Schedule Planning, Management and Publishing : Problem definition
> 5 Mins,
> + Schedule data distributed. Central place needed.
> + Ad hoc data. Relational database needed.
> + Unique ids for bus stops. Longitude, latitude.
> + Marathi Content.
>
> Part 2: XUL
> 10 Mins,
> + Introduction to XUL. How and why are we using it.
> + Localization in XUL.
> + Controlling appearance in XUL.
> + Marathi Input: JavaScript library for transliteration.
>
> Part 3: Map and Satellite Picture.
> 15 Mins,
> + Introduction to Openlayers JavaScript Library. How and why we are using it.
> + Adding placemarks.
> + Adding polygons.
> + Adding polylines.
> + Relevance of Open Street Map project.
>
> Part 4: Unsolved/Tough Problems
> 10 Mins,
> + Transport: Finding actual trip time.
> + Tripfinder/Routefinder
> + GUI: Datepicker Bug in XUL for GNU/Linux.
> + GUI: Automatic updates using Internet.
> + Map: Drawing actual shape of the road.
> + Map: Printing high quality maps.
> --------------------------
>
>
> Discussions on potentially holding official druapl code and
> documentation sprint in Pune.
> --------------------------
>
> And if time permits :
>
> Presentation bye Vivek Khurana  on a python based application platform
> that allows you to build application by reusing existing application
> components.
> --------------------------------
>
> We have a Marathi L10N meet after the PLUG meeting. You are all
> invited to attend that meeting also. Confirmation of that meeting is
> already sent.
> --------------------------------------------
>
> You can book CD/DVDs and  collect them after the meeting. Apart from
> the older distros, the new ones like Centos 5.3, Ubuntu 9.04, Mandriva
> 2009 Spring are available with us now.
>
> We have a few DRUPALCAMP  T shirts available (on first come first
> served basis) for Rs. 200/- each.  You can collect them at the
> meeting.
>
> We will be accepting formal membership at the meeting. CD/DVDs will be
> made available at the meeting. You can send your bookings to me and/or
> Dexter.
>
> Kindly make yourself available for the meeting.
> -Sudhanwa
>
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Vijay Patil



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