We talked to Dr. Venkat Subramaniam last time he was in town and followed up at SpringOne2GX to come to Austin and speak. I just talked to him tonight and just confirmed he'll be coming Jan 15!
He will be giving the presentation 'Applying Groovy Closures for fun and productivity' which should be fun an interesting!
Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.
He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with agile practices on their software projects.
Venkat is a (co)author of multiple books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. His latest book is Functional Programming in Java: Harnessing the Power of Java 8 Lambda Expressions. You can reach him by email at [masked] or on twitter at @venkat_s.
We'll be meeting at ReachForce offices again for this one.
Special thanks to Bryan at New Iron for sponsoring Food and Drinks!
Those rsvping late on day of event: food from Jason's Deli is already ordered but you are still welcome to attend! Cheers Ryan and Rob