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Kathy Sierra: “How to grow and nurture your community”

Kathy Sierra has been interested in learning theory since her days as a game developer (Virgin, MGM, Amblin’). More recently, she’s been a master trainer for Sun Microsystems, teaching Sun’s java instructors how to teach the latest technologies to customers, and a lead developer of several Sun certification exams. Along with her partner Bert Bates, Kathy created the Head First series. She’s also the original founder of the Software Development/Jolt Productivity Award-winning JavaRanch, the largest (and friendliest) all-volunteer Java community. Watch Kathy Sierra’s ‘How to grow and nurture your community‘ presentation, from Future of Web Apps London 2008

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Autodesk Enhances Geospatial Software Solutions for Utilities, Telecommunications and Government

Autodesk announced the latest versions of its geospatial solutions, which provide users in utility and telecommunications organizations and government agencies with a powerful, affordable and flexible geospatial platform. Enhancements in AutoCAD Map 3D 2009, Autodesk MapGuide Enterprise 2009
and AutoCAD Raster Design 2009 software applications build on the solutions’ fundamental properties of open data access and interoperability with other design, GIS and IT systems…