ApacheAsia RoadShow 2009 succesfully held @ HNB towers Sri Lanka !

5 Dec

Early In the morning at 4th December, I am on the way to Colombo for participate Apache Asia Road Show 2009.

I heard that Apache celebrate their 10th year of FOSS way.

ASF – The Apache Software Foundation provides support for the Apache community of open-source software projects. The Apache projects are characterized by a collaborative, consensus based development process, an open and pragmatic software license, and a desire to create high quality software that leads the way in its field.

This is how Apache Asia Road Show program went on.

Day 1

Keynote by Prof Mohan Munasinghe who is the Co-winner of Nobel Peace prize in Sri Lanka.

Reflecting on 10 years with ASF – Greg Stein:-This is very very interesting for me. He introduce himself about his career and life.

I recorded his speech myself and will post soon as possible.

Introduction to Axis2 – Samisa Abeyasinghe , Apache Member

Introduction to Enterprise Integration with Apache Synapse – Hiranya Jayathilaka, Apache Committer

Web Services Interopeability .Net + Java + PHP – Chinthana Wilamuna, Apache Committer

Move on to WSDL 2.0 and Apache Woden – Sagara Gunathunga, Apache Committer

Move on to WSDL 2.0 and Apache Woden – Sagara Gunathunga, Apache Committer

Day 2

Keynote: Justin Erenkrantz – Putting it altogether :

Apache Shindig, from Server Side Portlets to Open Social Gadgets – Tyrell Perera, Apache Contributor

Rapid Web Application Developments with Appfuse – Kanchana Welegedara, Apache Contributor

Apache Axis2 and OSGi integration in WSO2 Carbon Platform – Sameera Jayasoma, Apache Contributor

Is Apache CouchDB for you?Sumedha Rubasinghe, Apache WS Committer :

Panel: Impact of Apache on Asia and Asia on Apache

Panel Members: Justin Erenkrantz, Greg Stein, Senaka Fernando, and Sumedha Rubasinghe :- This is very very interesting .

Dr. Sanjeewa Weerawarna who is the Founder of WSO2 was there .

There are so many sponsors such as LSF, SLASSCOM, SoftCODEIT,LankaCOM,LUG.LK,FOSS.lk,Virtusa,WSO2.

Key Note Speakers:

Justin Erenkrantz(left) | Udaya Shamendra(right)

by Udaya Shamendra

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