"They say, two's company, three's a crowd. So what is 3,000? A software summit that can only happen in Bangalore. Great Indian Developer Summit was the first independent information technology (IT) conference - an event not built around one IT company or its product," Monday, 26 May 2008.
THE BUSINESS LINE
"The Great Indian Developer Conference, which packed the Tata Auditorium complex of the Indian Institute of Science for five days, was the first - and biggest - developer event, not tied to one tech player. The conference saw over 3000 professionals deliberate on subjects like .NET, Web 2.0 and Java...", Monday, 26 May 2008.
NEW INDIAN EXPRESS
"A five-day 'Great Indian Developer Summit', billed as the country's first independent annual summit for the IT developer ecosystem concluded in Bangalore on Saturday. [...] over 3000 IT developers from leading software companies across the country participated in the summit," Sunday, 25 May 2008.
"The Great Indian Developer Summit' held at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, saw large scale participation from the Bangalore IT Developer community. On the 19th of May, 1200 developers attended the two day Bleeding-edge.NET conference," WATBlog, May 26 2008.