Currently focused mainly on Python (for web and non-web dev), REST, SQL databases, Linux, open source technologies and PDF generation, though have many other skills, some old, some new. Member of Python Software Foundation. Blog regularly on Python software topics (with code examples). Independent software consultant, writer and trainer. Worked for large / leading American (Veritas / Symantec) and Indian (Infosys) software product and services companies earlier, in both development and management roles (more of the former, some of the latter). Worked for / consulted to many US and Indian startups. Over 15 years experience in many technology areas: software design, database design, Python, Flask, C, Ruby, Java, SQL, PDF generation (wrote a product for it in Python, which some organizations use), Unix / database / web servers, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLAlchemy, JSON, REST, API design, Linux, Unix, sh / bash, awk, sed, MongoDB, Unix command line, Git, SVN (Subversion), many open source technologies. Creator of xtopdf, a Python toolkit for PDF creation, used by Packt Publishing (UK), the Software Freedom Law Center (US), ESRI (NL), among others. Published author of technical articles on IBM developerWorks, Packt Publishing and Linux For You sites / magazines. Some experience with Unix / Linux system administration; used to have a flair for it earlier, other than for network administration, to which I did not have much exposure. Links:
Biz site: http://www.dancingbison.com
xtopdf: "a Swiss army knife for PDF creation"
xtopdf on Slid.es: http://slid.es/vasudevram/xtopdf
xtopdf on Google Slides: http://bit.ly/xtopdf-google-slides
Open source projects: https://bitbucket.org/vasudevram
Python posts: http://jugad2.blogspot.com/search/label/python
xtopdf posts: http://jugad2.blogspot.com/search/label/xtopdf