On Tuesday we ran our open spaces night and even though it was a smaller than usual turnout it was still a fun night.
The night started by throwing up some suggested topics and we ended up voting to decide the sessions we were most interested in talking about. As a result we had the following:
- C# Code Contracts [by Richard Banks]
- Seams (working effectively with legacy code) [by Dave Cameron]
- Ruby, and
- REST applications [both by James Crisp]
As an experiment we also used kyte.tv to do a live stream of the night (excluding the code contracts session) for those who couldn’t be there. If you couldn’t make it you can always catch up on what happened by watching the shows (part 1, part 2). Apologies for the break in the transmission; there was a short dropout of the 3g network connection. And at times the sound isn’t great – we’ll see what we can do to fix that in the future.
All up it was a fun night and I think everyone got something useful from it. This month we’ll return to the usual session format, so stay tuned to see what April has in store for us!
P.S. My sincere apologies go out for those who received the reminder late and couldn’t make it. I had a small chair to keyboard interface problem that meant I thought I had sent reminders when I actually hadn’t. Ooops! :-(