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Geek Night is a monthly event to promote sharing of technical knowledge and increase collaboration between geeks in Pune. It is organized by a passionate group of programmers and sponsored by ThoughtWorks.

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Agenda

5:45 pm

Welcome to the way!!!!!!!!!

6:00 pm

Testing Strategies with Rails

Apps needs robust and preferably automated tests. The talk will explore test concepts/strategies for developers using Rails examples. What is a Test Pyramid? Why tests are important in an application? What should we test at different levels? How to write effective test and reduce test run time?

By: Kavita Jadhav

Kavita is Application Developer in ThoughtWorks and have worked in ruby for 2 years.

7:00 pm

Dr. Culture Shock: Or how I stopped worrying and loved Org culture

The org culture mantra is usually considered a silicon valley mumbo jumbo. Although many companies and teams rant about culture, very few in my opinion take it seriously. In this talk I would like to discuss the importance of Org culture and how it makes or breaks businesses and teams. I will lay out some key pointers that will help the influencers in the audience make decisions about their org or team culture. The talk will be in the context of culture in tech companies.

By: Siddharth Kulkarni

Siddharth is Application Developer in ThoughtWorks and worked with Java, Scala, Ruby and Javascript stacks. Passionate about technology and startups. Likes to understand the non-technical aspects that affect team productivity and motivations. Modern day ideal is Elon Musk (before it was cool) and an ardent Google fanboy.

8:00 pm

WrapUp and Snacks

Location

ThoughtWorks Technologies Pvt Ltd 6th Floor,Binarius Building Deepak Complex,National Games Road Shastrinagar, Yerawada,Pune, Maharashtra 411006 « Open in Google Maps »

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