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CodeConf 2011


The last two days have been filled with awesome talks of developer communities, code philosophies, merriment, and food consumption. @ pulled off an excellent first @ and I'm already anticipating the next one. I've laid out my thoughts on a few presentations below plus an embed of some choice tweets from attendees.



Metrics, Metrics Everywhere by @
Unfortunately I missed this presentation but I hear it was really good and I'm looking to implement some of the ideas for my upcoming @unicornmetrics project.

Hacking Space Exploration by @
Space is awesome!

Documentation isn’t optional by @
Excellent documentation is key and it should be readable.

Networks with Node.js by @
Windows has a lot of issues but it is still the dominant OS platform.

OSS on GitHub: Your Community is Your Best Feature by @
Make it super easy for your community to contribute. Especially in none code related ways.

The Ethics of Abandoning Software by @
It is ok to abandon projects, or pass them on to new maintainers. It frees up a lot of time and mental capacity.

Our Best Practices are Killing Us by @
We are doing CSS wrong but we don't have to!

Success, and Farming vs. Mining by @
Work hard to make awesome products!

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