…it down the Mississippi River from Minneapolis to New Orleans. The cargo included chickens, a typewriter, 20 pounds of potatoes and a gifted copy of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Boucher and her companion adopted the names " Varuschka" and " Zelda Xox" for the trip. Due to engine trouble and subsequent harassment from the Minnesota police, the journey was cut short and the houseboat and chickens were impounded.
It takes a special …
…about " Smalltalk On ". At this past year's - or How To Your Own Language in Orleans, I spoke about " Message in a Bottle " and last but not least I gave a presentation titled " Beyond Ruby " at in .
( Orleans, )
Located in New Orleans' arts district, Launch Pad is a coworking space for local entrepreneurs, freelancers and creative types. It offers desks on a part-time and permanent basis, as well as a small number of private office spaces. It plays host to a number of tech events, including monthly programmer meetups for various tools and technologies ( , , and .NET) and was one of the places that opened their doors to BarCamp …
…awesomeness in "High Performance Ruby: Evented vs Threaded" .and (amongst other topics)? In Orleans this week for ? Then on Saturday come and see
We are so excited to be able to support JRuby and to finally be offering it and supporting it for big businesses and small on ourand Managed platforms.
For the last two years, Engine Yard has been funding the development of JRuby and we are excited …
The second article in my series on BarCamp New Orleans is up on the Shopify Technology Blog. This one's topic: The Schedule Grid, the heart of every BarCamp.
…year, the Astor Crowne Plaza in the French Quarter ofOrleans, Louisiana.
The schedule has also been posted and its highlights include sessions like:
Writing Solid Ruby Code by Jim Weirich
Advanced EventMachine by Jonathan Weiss
GitHub Flavored Ruby by Tom Preston-Werner
Ruby in the browser with( ) by
.. and about 55 other sessions from luminaries like Jamis Buck,…
…nation.") At about 800 miles long, it stretches from roughly Chicago to New Orleans . Quite a lot of the reporting on Japan, including that which is scaring the heck out of my friends and family, is the equivalent of someone ringing up Mayor Daley during Katrina and saying "My God man, that's terrible — how are you coping?"
The public perception of Japan, at home and abroad, is disproportionately influenced by Tokyo's outsized contribution …
I'm at BarCamp NOLA (a.k.a. BarCamp New Orleans) right now, and I've posted the first of a series of blog entries about the event over at the Shopify Technology Blog . Check it out!
New Orleans (Sunday, July 17)
Creative Commons photo by Matt . Carbone
Saturday is the regularwith the usual unconference-y stuff. Things change gears on Sunday, when people are invited to participate in a "giving back" exercise and collaborate in an exercise where "Developers, designers, …
…LaunchPad/4.0 Schools, 643 . , Orleans LA
How to register: Register at BarCamp . Hurry — as of this writing, only 25 slots remain! 's page
unconference . The idea behind unconferences is to turn the concept of a conference upside-down. You still have sessions at an unconference, but rather than being planned by the organizers, they're created by the attendees. At the start of BarCamp, any …is an