I am an Fedora Ambassador and mentor from India. I keep contributing to various teams inside Fedora, like docs, l10n, artwork, packaging, marketing. I do keep contributing to various other projects upstream projects like KGeography, Empathy, Glib, Sugar. I am a CPython Core developer and director at Python Software Foundation.
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- I am the coordinator of Linux User Group of Durgapur (dgplug ). I stay in Kolkata, in India. I try to cover different GNU/Linux events though the country to spread the words of Fedora. My LUG, dgplug is mainly full of Fedora users :)
- I am a fellow and director at Python Software Foundation.
- I maintain various packages in Fedora , a list can be found at https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/users/packages/kushal?acls=owner&acls=commit
- I wrote a book on Python programming language, which is available for free, you can read it at here
- I organize an online summer training for students which is generally attended by students all across India and from few other countries. 2014 is the 7th year of the training. Details can be found here
- I teach Python in various workshops and also online.
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Talks & Workshops
- "Moments from my ongoing journey", keynote at PyCon India 2014
- "Document your code", python sphinx workshop at PyCon India 2014
- "Document your code", python sphinx workshop at PyCon India 2013
- "Document your code", python sphinx workshop at Flock 2013
- "Darkserver: Current and future roadmap" at Flock 2013
- "Darkserver: help to debug userspace" at PyCon US 2013
- "Document your code" at foss.in 2012
- "Introduction to Python" at PyCon India 2012
- "Document your code" at PyCon India 2012
- "Python workshop" at FUDCon KL 2012
- "Darkserver, way to the new world" at FUDCon KL 2012
- "gobject-introspection, a new friend to help" at PyConIndia, 2011
- "Fedora Activity Day" at NIT Durgapur, 2011
- "Python workshop" at NIT Durgapur, 2011
- "System programming using Python" at NIT Durgapur, 2011
- "Python Deadly Combo" at PyConIndia, 2010
- "Python workshop" at GNUnify, 2010
- "Deadly Combo" at FOSS.IN, 2009
- "Python Workshop" at Malda Engineering College, 2009
- "OpenPCD: Free Hardware, Software for RFID" at LinuxTag , Berlin , Germany, 2007
- "OpenPCD: Free Hardware, Software for RFID" at FOSS.NITC meet, Calicut, 2007
- "Python and PyQt4" at SISCR, Pune , 2008
- "KDE Application Development" in Horizon07, Durgapur, 2006
- "Inside of Fedora Extras, a technical journey" in FOSS.IN 2006
- "Its Fedora" in "A day with Fedora", Dr. B. C. Roy Engineering College, Durgapur, 2006
- "An introduction to AJAX & Rico" in Linuxasia 2006
- "dgplug,first trip Round the Sun..problems & answer” in FOSS.IN 2005
Email: kushal AT fedoraproject DOT org ...