Chetan Giridhar, with extensive experience in software services, product research and development organizations including NetApp, McAfee and Bhabha Atomic Research Center (trainee engineer). I am currently working as Engineering Manager at SaaS based video conferencing startup BlueJeans Network. My experience with motley of businesses helped me understand the product research, engineering aspects with inclusiveness of product development.

I express my thoughts on software processes, software development & automation practices, development tools and software security through articles submitted to magazines including, LinuxForYou,  AgileRecord, and on my own website TechnoBeans. My blogs have been and are instrumental to many Python developers involved in web development using technologies like Tornado, Django, NodeJS, MongoDB among others.. Browse to Articles section to know more about the articles and blogs written by me…

I’m co-authoring a book on ‘Design Patterns in Python’ to help Python developers understand design patterns and leverage the power of object oriented principles in Python for developing applications. Version 0.1 of the book has been released; it covers frequently used design patterns. I am also associated with Packt Publishing House as technical reviewer and have reviewed ‘Python Testing Cookbook’ – a book that discusses about Python tools that can be used for automated testing in Python. Have a look at Books section for more…

I have a sound background of working in programming languages including C/C++ & Java, and passionate about development in interpreted languages: Python and Perl. All the open source projects developed by me are hosted at github/sourceforge and can be looked at. Feedbacks and improvements are welcome..

I feel that the world is full of knowledge and there is a lot yet to be explored…

You can reach me at cjgiridhar at gmail dot com