Building our community – WordPress Goa meetup – 31st March 2017

I feel really lucky to be part of an active bunch of developers in Goa who are passionate about their work and community building. Thanks to NBT I became part of the WordPress Goa community, as they initiated the first WordPress Goa meetup and have been promoting it by providing the space for meetups. This meetup was sponsored by the kind folks at Diet Code and I must say they have some fine appreciation for awesome beer ;) (more…)

By abyshakes, ago

WordCamp Mumbai 2017

I'm back in Goa after the WordCamp in Mumbai #WCMumbai and I must say that it was an awesome experience. This was my second WordCamp, the first one being WordCamp Nashik 2016. Nashik had been a last minute decision and I had decided to drive down from Goa with a small group. Since Mumbai is so well connected to Goa by flight I decided to fly down. I wanted to write an article on WordCamp Nashik but procrastination got the better of me. Maybe I'll write an article when I attend the next one :) (more…)

By abyshakes, ago
Cloud Computing

Private Cloud Computing

"The computer industry is more fashion-driven than women's fashion and cloud computing is simply the latest fashion." - Larry Ellison, Co-Founder and CEO, Oracle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FacYAI6DY0 This video has been embedded in my brain for a whole week and after going for the Interop Mumbai Conference, I'm absolutely thrilled the way things are moving with the so called "Cloud Hype".  Yes, its old stuff in a new bottle but it still sells.  The Internet has enabled a bigger network for all and Cloud Computing is going to change the way businesses and home users compute. (more…)

By abyshakes, ago