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  • ten fun projects to improve your hacking skills. railswaycon 2010 berlin. jan.krutisch@mindmatters.de http://jan.krutisch.de Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • http://www.cashbits.de/ Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
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  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/ppdigital/2054989998/ Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
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  • http:// http://http:// http:// http:// Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
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  • Theory: Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • You need more than one hammer. Frank Vincentz Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • 10 projects. Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • none done. Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • (hey, I‘m just a speaker) Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • okay, some similarities. Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • There will be badges. See http://jan.krutisch.de/en/fun_projects/ Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • Project #1: TworldCup ‣ Quest ‣ Build a web application that shows twitter „matches“ alongside the real WoldCup matches. ‣ Skillset ‣ Alternative Database approaches (NoSQL) ‣ Simple Data mining ‣ Twitter API usage http://www.sxc.hu/browse.phtml?f=profile&l=vxdigital Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • Project #1: TworldCup ‣ Proposed technology stack ‣ Ruby, Sinatra, Twitter-Gem, CouchDB. ‣ Achievements ‣ NoSQL-Badge ‣ Twitter-API-Badge Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • Project #2: Hackday ‣ Quest ‣ Participate in a Hackday, RailsRumble or any other 24-48 hour long coding challenge ‣ Skillset ‣ Planning and execution under extreme time constraints ‣ Knowing your phyiscal boundaries ‣ Less is more http://www.flickr.com/photos/russss/ Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • Project #2: Hackday ‣ Proposed technology stack ‣ Caffeine, Sleeping Bag, Paper, Rock, Scissors ‣ Achievements ‣ Hackday-Badge ‣ Endurance-Badge Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • Project #3: RetroJS ‣ Quest ‣ Recreate the first video game you ever played in HTML5 and Javascript. ‣ Skillset ‣ HTML5, Canvas, SVG, Audio element ‣ Advanced Javascript, Javascript libraries ‣ Event driven designs Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • Project #3: RetroJS ‣ Proposed technology stack ‣ HTML, Javascript, maybe jquery. ‣ Achievements ‣ DHTML-Badge ‣ Javscript-Badge ‣ Event-Driven-Badge Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • Project #4: Texas Estimate‘em ‣ Quest ‣ Build an application to remotely play planning poker using WebSockets ‣ Skillset ‣ HTML5, Javascript ‣ Websockets ‣ Realtime applications http://www.flickr.com/people/81203773@N00 Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • Project #4: Texas Estimate‘em ‣ Proposed technology stack ‣ node.js, HTML, Javascript (jquery) ‣ Achievements ‣ Realtime-Badge ‣ Node-Badge ‣ Agile-Badge Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • Project #5: SoundTest ‣ Quest ‣ Create an Autotest plugin (or a CI-Server plugin) that sonically signals the quality of your code using PD. ‣ Skillset ‣ Sound processing. OpenSoundControl ‣ Graphical stream programming using PureData ‣ Autotest extensions. http://www.flickr.com/people/mahalie/ Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • Project #5: SoundTest ‣ Proposed technology stack ‣ Ruby scripts, OSC library, PureData. ‣ Achievements ‣ Graphical-Programming-Badge ‣ Test-Signalling-Badge ‣ Music-Badge Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
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  • Project #6: Dashboard ‣ Quest ‣ Build a large dashboard displaying important metrics (Whatever that means to you) using HTML, SVG and Redis ‣ Skillset ‣ Graphics design ‣ Using a Key value store ‣ Data aquisition and aggregation with Redis Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • Project #6: Dashboard ‣ Proposed technology stack ‣ Sinatra, Redis, Raphael.js ‣ Achievements ‣ Dashboard-Badge ‣ Design-Badge ‣ DataMunger-Badge Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
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  • Project #7: Back to the Desktop ‣ Quest ‣ Build a desktop application that controls an aspect of one of your rails web applications ‣ Skillset ‣ Desktop UI design ‣ Desktop development ‣ API design Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • Project #7: Back to the Desktop ‣ Proposed technology stack ‣ Rails, MacRuby/hotcocoa or QTRuby, RubyFX etc. ‣ Achievements ‣ Desktop-Badge ‣ API-Badge Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • Project #8: Rube Tweetberg ‣ Quest ‣ Build a Rube Goldberg machine that starts or that‘s started by a tweet or other forms of electronic messaging. ‣ Skillset ‣ Build stuff. ‣ Create physical in/output for computer. http://picasaweb.google.com/manilikecheese Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • Project #8: Rube Tweetberg ‣ Proposed technology stack ‣ threads, duct tape, marbles, inclined planes, USB devices ‣ Achievements ‣ Handicraft-Badge ‣ Physical-I/O-Badge ‣ Patience-Badge Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
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  • Project #9: BuildLight ‣ Quest ‣ Build a hardware representation (e.g. stoplight) of your build status. ‣ Skillset ‣ basic electronics and eventually soldering ‣ Interfacing Hardware ‣ Build/CI server extension http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Bidgee Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • Project #9: BuildLight ‣ Proposed technology stack ‣ #{buildserver}, Arduino, Relais, Stop light, etc. ‣ Achievements ‣ Signalling-Badge ‣ Arduino-Badge ‣ CodeQuality-Badge Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • Project #X: TouchySubject ‣ Quest ‣ Build something with a multitouch/tangible interface ‣ Skillset ‣ New interface paradigms ‣ Multi-User interactivity http://www.flickr.com/people/aide/ Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • Project #X: TouchySubject ‣ Proposed technology stack ‣ iPad, iPhone, Android, Reactable, whatever ‣ Achievements ‣ Multitouch-Badge ‣ Tangible-UI-Badge Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • questions? ideas? See http://jan.krutisch.de/en/fun_projects/ Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  • Moi ‣ jan.krutisch@mindmatters.de ‣ http://jan.krutisch.de/ ‣ http://github.com/halfbyte/ ‣ http://twitter.com/halfbyte ‣ http://www.mindmatters.de/ Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010