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MCUG Tech Talk: Introduction to HTML5 & CSS3

MCUG & ReliScore

Saturday, August 6, 2011 at 3:45 PM - Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 5:30 PM (IST)

MCUG Tech Talk: Introduction to HTML5 & CSS3

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MCUG (The MIT Computer Users Group) and present, “Introduction to and HTML5/CSS3″ by Vikrant Labde, CTO of CueLogic Technologies, to be held at MIT, Pune, at 3:45pm, on Saturday, August 6th. This talk the first in a series of technical talks targeted towards 3rd and 4th year students of engineering and other computer science degrees that will be organized throughout the year by MCUG and ReliScore. To motivate students to attend, our partner, Pune’s GS Lab is sponsoring a few prizes – including passes for PyCon the Python Conference that is happening in Pune this year, and Crossword gift coupons. In addition,GS Lab is also sponsoring the video recording of this talk using their kPoint software so that it can be put online for the benefit of a wider audience. This talk is free for anybody to attend.


HTML5 is the hottest new advance in web technologies, and many people believe it will ultimately become not only the most common way of building rich internet apps (it is competing with Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight), but also the most common way of building mobile apps (it is competing with iPhone’s native apps, and Android native apps).

In this talk, Vikrant Labde will provide a gentle introduction to HTML5 and CSS3. He will start with an overview of HTML/CSS/JavaScript, the three languages that are the building blocks of most web frontends, and will explain the purpose and function of each of these languages. After that he will explain the new and exciting features in HTML5 and CSS3. The outline of the talk is:

  • Introduction to HTML / CSS / JavaScript
  • What’s new in HTML5 and CSS3
  • Small demo of HTML5 features
  • Small demo of CSS3 features
  • Overview of how HTML5 + CSS3 + JavaScript can be used to build mobile apps


Vikrant is a die-hard technology and programming specialist, product manager and usability consultant. After 8 years of experience in open-source web technologies, he co-founded Pune-based product development outsourcing company CueLogic Technologies in 2008. Vikrant is also a product manager at the biggest content distribution portal over web for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) domain which also recently acquired by 3BL media. In the past, Vikrant has developed a award winning software product for Skype which was covered by TechCrunch.


MCUG (The MIT Computer Users Group) is a student group started by students and alumni of MIT College Pune, but has now grown to include 500+ members (students as well as industry professionals) from all over India. MCUG conducts various tech activities targeting students of computer science engineering.


ReliScore is a new platform that will allow students to improve and showcase their skills by solving problems, completing programming challenges and submitting the code. The platform also allows companies to find the right candidates for challenging jobs by posing challenges in their areas of interest along with corresponding job postings.


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Sant Dnyaneshwar Hall
MIT College of Engineering
Pune, Maharashtra India

Saturday, August 6, 2011 at 3:45 PM - Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 5:30 PM (IST)

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