[tog] potential coder meet-up group?

Rory McCann rory at technomancy.org
Fri Oct 11 11:42:24 IST 2013


I too would be interested in a Programming type night. I'm good at Python.

On 11/10/13 10:06, Tom Salmon wrote:
> I found open source night to be good motivation for contributing, not everyone is sat around talking about nothing. I missed the most recent one, but previous to that my contribution from the night was a backport to Debian - something I probably would not have done if it wasn't for open source night.
>
> I would be up for a programming night. I have most recently been working with Python but also experienced with C, Perl, PHP and the old favourite bash scripting.
>
>
> Tom.
>
> On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 08:59:40AM +0100, Jacob Thomas wrote:
>> I'd be interested. Getting more into programming, but have a bit of
>> experience with Lua and some of the more obscure languages. Only worry I'd
>> have about this is if it turned into open source night, where people just
>> sit around talking about nothing, instead of actually coding or
>> contributing.
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 8:46 AM, Caoimhin Blake <caoimhin.blake at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> I would be interested, my skills would be advanced C++ and C# but beginner
>>> level python and always interested in other languages, developer tools
>>> and IDE's. I have a couple of ideas for new projects or am willing to get
>>> involved in others if
>>> required.
>>>
>>>> Hi All,
>>>>
>>>> Are you interested in a programming based meet-up in Tog?
>>>>
>>>> I've heard from a couple of people recently that they would like a
>>> regular
>>>> group in Tog that would be programming-oriented, with a heavy bent on
>>>> helping out the newbies.
>>>>
>>>> I know myself it was a hard slog to get past that initial learning curve,
>>>> and I think thats what people are asking for - to be able to meet-up and
>>>> talk code, at every level, but also to help each other out with difficult
>>>> problems.
>>>>
>>>> So I'm open to running this group - putting my hat in the ring as it
>>> were,
>>>> but I'd like to see a show of interest to know how many people would be
>>>> interested in this kind of thing, also what your skill level is at.
>>>>
>>>> I think if we can get a decent mix, its worth doing - if its all newbies
>>>> and no 'know it alls', it won't be very productive.
>>>>
>>>> thoughts?
>>>>
>>>> Sean
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