[Chicago] Talk Proposal

Matthew T Rich m-rich at northwestern.edu
Mon Jul 11 18:45:22 CEST 2011


This sounds really cool!

On Jul 11, 2011, at 10:56 AM, Brian Ray wrote:

> Hey group:
> Here is the talk proposal from my secret-no-more-presenter.  can I see a +1 pls!!!  I think this will be a great talk.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Paul Pagel <paul at 8thlight.com>
> Date: Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 10:38 AM..
> To: Brian Ray <brianhray at gmail.com>
> I would like to do a code kata based talk.  Katas are small algorithms that we do as developers to practice coding.
> I will do a live kata with one of my apprentices, I will do ruby, he python.
> Then I will give a brief history of code katas and why deliberate practice is important to the professional software developer.
> Then there will be an exercise (a kata) that we will do as a group, both in python and in ruby.  
> Finally we will show a few of the different solutions (both ruby and python).  I want to exaggerate the difference between the languages as small and the larger difference is how we approach problems and self improvement as software professionals.
> Does this work?
> Paul
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Matthew Rich
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Northwestern University
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