Monday, May 09, 2005

Date with .NET v3.0


BDotNETStudent - The Bangalore .NET Student User Group - succesfully coducted Date with .NET v3.0 at RNS Institute of Technology, Bangalore.

About 250 students attended the tech-talks and about 100 students participated in the various technical contests.

The event was inaugurated by Prof.M.R. HOLLA, who also gave an enlightening speech about the youth being used-less and cared-less.

The tech-talk was on XML Web Services by Sharath MS, which was followed by the technical contests, which saw gzood participation from the students.

Ten teams were shortlisted for Technical Paper Presentation and the topics ranged from Bluetooth to Whidbey to WinCE.NET to Speech Recognition, etc.

The Debate saw some great arguments on the topic Open Source vs. Proprietary Software.

On the spot programming had over 25 teams tackling the written prelims round, which had questions on C, C++ and .NET. 7 Teams were shortlisted for the final programming round where finalists had to solve a series of C, C++ and .NET programs.

The IT Quiz prelims had many students thinking and 6 teams were selected for the final round.

The .NETCracker open quiz had a lot of interesting puzzles and brain-teasers for the visitors and at the end of the day the entry with highest number of correct answers won a cash prize.

This was followed by an informal prize distribution on the lawns of RNSIT, where the prize winners got their certificates and cool cash prizes and books.

The day ended with snacks and refreshments, which was arranged at the RNSIT Canteen.

We thank our sponsors -
Microsoft, Perot Systems, PSI Data Systems, INETA and RNSIT - for their support to this event.

All in all it was a great Date ... with .NET!

Warm regards,

Sabarish R
Microsoft Student Ambassador,
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