I would definitely attend 1. if I am going, which is still a bit iffy I am afraid. Building some web app in a day with RoR would be awfully fun I think. :)
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On Nov 8, 2012, at 10:13 AM, "Jason Ronallo" <[log in to unmask]> 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 one
> 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 with
> 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 work
> with the whole process of making video available this way. Anyone else with
> 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