2013 TRINUG Code Camp

All of my materials for my presentations can be found here.

Here are a couple of pictures from code camp.  The Eject-A-Bed presentation:

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And the F# One:

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My own impression is that the eject-a-bed presentation was just OK – I had network problems so people could not see it in action.  Also, the presentation was about PWMs and servos and I should have had one slide explaining what PWMs are and one slide explaining what servos are and how to program them.  There were about 10 people in that session.

The F# presentation also was OK+ – I had 30+ people in the room and there were some great comments/questions (esp from Jim Christopher).  I think I said “I don’t know” about 4-5 times over the hour and a half – which is better than trying to BS something.  At the end, 3 people said they were interested in doing a F#/Analytics SIG at TRINUG so perhaps we can get some critical mass going.

Finally, Lobbyguard was a sponsor so we had a kiosk in the lobby doing sign ins.  When the conference was over, I took the registrations and compared it to the people who signed into the kiosk.  Appx 50% of the registered people showed up.  There does not appear to be any correlation between when a person signed up and if they attended.

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Also, here is the registrations by time (rounded to the nearest 15 minutes)

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(The keynote started at 8AM and the 1st session was at 9AM)

Note that 60% of attendees where here by the keynote and 93% of our attendees where here by the 1st session.  We shut the kiosk down at 10:30 so there might have been some stragglers after that.  There are 2 possible action items coming out of this:

1) Should TRINUG start the code camp later so that more people attend the keynote (or put the keynote in the middle/end of the day)?

2) What should TRINUG do to increase the attended/registered ratio?  There was lots of food left over – which is a waste.  If you have an idea, just shoot me an email (jamie@tenfingersfree.com) or leave it on this blog.

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One Response to 2013 TRINUG Code Camp

  1. Pingback: F# Weekly #46, 2013 | Sergey Tihon's Blog

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