Getting ready for GIDS 2018

Next week, I'm flying to Bangalore for the Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS). I've been asked as a keynote speaker for the third year in a row.

This was my keynote in 2017:

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I haven't been very active on my blog the last couple of years. Old blog posts were archived when I switched to a new Drupal version, and the only posts I wrote were about the performance of the iText web site. That's no longer needed now that the marketing team at iText was extended, so you probably won't see much activity on this site anymore, apart from an occasional update of my bio page.

Winterbash 2017

Not sure if I'll get some more hats before the end of the 2017 Winterbash, but this is the situation so far:

Winterbash 2018

Open Source India 2016: open source and IP

This is my talk on the importance of Intellectual Property (IP) rights in the context of open source, at the Open Source India conference in 2016:

Winter bash 2016: the results

I don't have as much time for Stack Overflow as I used to. Last year, I won 20 hats, this year only 19.

My Stack Overflow Winter bash hats
My Stack Overflow Winter bash hats 2016

I was very close to an extra hat: I was 6 reputation points short of getting a gold badge for the Java tag...

iText in 2016

Next week, we'll publish iText's year in pictures on the iText blog, listing all the events we attended and all the awards we won, but I already want to give you a preview of all the people who made this possible:

iText on three different continents

From right to left:

TripIt: some stats

I safely returned from Las Vegas, and I hope I can spend the rest of the year at home, so I can already take a look at my travel statistics.

TripIt results 2016