On a sunny Saturday in August 2012 we had the first testautomation coderetreat in Munich. Woohoo! This was a kickstart for this new coderetreat format - besides the original one from Corey Haines, and the Legacy Coderetreat format from J.B. Rainsberger. Here is my report from the facilitator's point of view and with some hints about what I am going to try at different other follow-up coderetreats.
It was Saturday morning, we had an appointment with some buns, and I had a plan zero on…Continue
A Day Like No Other, Global Day of Coderetreat
Wow! Last year, on December 3rd, 2011, over 1800 developers in 94 cities through 14 time zones dedicated the day to practicing their craft. This was Global Day of Coderetreat 2011. Video calls criss-crossed the globe, as groups linked to say hello to other cities, welcoming each other to an…Continue
I attended the CodeRetreat at @SteelCityRuby 2012 and this post is an abbreviated recap of my experience.
It was great! I had fun. There, I've thoroughly explained it. Go forth and try it out when CodeRetreat comes to a city near you.
Oh, you wanted more of an explanation? It was an event lasting from 8am to 5pm and it involved turning programming on its head. Corey Haines led the event with the space donated by 4Moms…Continue
Added by ZPH on August 23, 2012 at 4:09am — No Comments
This past weekend I attended my first Ruby conference here in Pittsburgh with my friend and colleague Jeremiah Lancaster. We participated in two great days of presentations pertaining to numerous subjects including Gems, Redis, Internationalization, Diversity and a number of Lightning talks. There were approximately 450 attendees and it was hosted at the Smithsonian History Museum on Smallman street. For me, the highlight was the associated Code Retreat held the following…Continue
Added by Dan Cardella on August 7, 2012 at 2:55am — No Comments