I'd definitely be interested in the Ruby workshop. I know a little
complete beginner on Ruby and would love a bit of hands-on to get my
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On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 2:45 PM, Wilhelmina Randtke <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> HTML5 video seems better suited to a regular presentation slot than to a
> half-day workshop. I just don't think there is enough content there to
> fill the half day. It would have to be combined with something else (video
> editing? video delivery and usability? something else?).
> -Wilhelmina Randtke
> On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 12:58 PM, Shaun Ellis <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I think both ideas are excellent.
>> As for the Ruby on Rails intro, the RailsBridge Curriculum mentions an
>> "install-fest" happening the night before. In the interest of time, I
>> would recommend distributing a VM with all the required software
>> pre-loaded. While part of programming involves setting up one's
>> environment, it will be more inspiring to get right to the "fun".
>> On 11/8/12 10:12 AM, Jason Ronallo wrote:
>>> I have a couple ideas for preconf sessions, but I am wondering whether
>>> anyone would be interested in them before further committing by posting
>>> to the wiki. Would you be interested in attending or suggesting someone
>>> attend either of these?
>>> 1. An introduction to coding through Ruby and Rails. I'm looking at
>>> something like the RailsBridge Curriculum  as a quick, gentle
>>> introduction to getting started coding web applications. It seems that
>>> the bigger venue that more folks may be attending that do not do coding in
>>> their regular job but may like to get started. Is there something like a
>>> basic training that the Code4Lib conference and community can do to bridge
>>> that gap and get more folks in libraries coding and having a better
>>> understanding what is involved in the work? Anyone else who would be
>>> interested in helping to lead this or help field questions and help folks
>>> work through problems?
>>> 2. An HTML5 Video workshop. I've pitched a talk on HTML5 Video that I'd
>>> really like to give, but wonder if there would be enough interest to do a
>>> 1/2 day workshop on the topic? It would allow time to do some hands-on
>>> with the whole process of making video available this way. Anyone else
>>> experience with video who would like to help put this together?
>>> Interest in either of these? Would you commit to attend one? Willing to
>>> help plan one?
>>>  http://curriculum.railsbridge.**org/curriculum/curriculum<http://curriculum.railsbridge.org/curriculum/curriculum>
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