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Speaker Name Ravi Pratap
Company Ximian Inc.
Talk Title The Mono Project
Track /dev/application
Class Introductory
Scope General
Synopsis The Mono project is an open-source effort, started by Ximian Inc, to bring the various tools of the .NET infrastructure to Linux and take software development to the next level. This talk shall tell you all about it, what we have managed to do so far and how you can help and be part of this effort.
Points * Scope of Mono and what .NET is really about * What it entails, how we are going about it and what we have done so far * How you can help * Answer tons of questions which are bound to come up thanks to the connection with Microsoft ;-)
Speaker Profile Ravi Pratap is 21 years old and currently employed with Ximian Inc. as a software engineer. His first involvement with free software and the GNOME project began in Nov 1999, during his undergraduation at IIT Madras, with his contributions to the GNOME Basic project. Ever since, he's worked on numerous GNOME projects and is currently working on the Mono project as a core developer of the C# compiler for Linux.
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