EXIST Engineering, a global company founded by a Filipino, is providing open source technology training in Manila this month, INQ7.net learned.

In an e-mailed advistory, the company founded by Winston Damarillo, former Intel Capital venture capitalist executive, is offering free training on Ajax, Comet and Jetty technologies on May 6, 2006.

The company has invited Greg Wilkins and Jan Bartel as speakers cum trainors.

Exist said Wilkins is a founding partner of the Core Developers Network and the founder of Mortbay Consulting. He is the developer of the Jetty http server and servlet container.

Bartel, on the other end, is a contributor to the Jetty open source project in a number of capacities, Exist said. She is the author of both the Jetty website and online tutorial, a collaborator on the integration of Jetty with JBoss, and a key developer for J2EE-related service enhancements to Jetty.

The company said that those interested to be part of this offer can send their confirmation to info-ajaxtraining@exist.com on or before May 3, 2006.

The training will accommodate 150 people.

The training will start 8 a.m. to 12 noon at the Assembly Room of the Meralco Foundation Bldg., Ortigas Ave. Extension (just beside the New Medical City), Pasig City, Metro Manila.

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