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10 fun projects to improve your coding skills

  1. ten fun projects to improve your hacking skills. railswaycon 2010 berlin. jan.krutisch@mindmatters.de http://jan.krutisch.de Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  2. http://www.cashbits.de/ Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
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  4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/ppdigital/2054989998/ Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
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  7. http:// http://http:// http:// http:// Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
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  9. Theory: Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  10. You need more than one hammer. Frank Vincentz Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  11. 10 projects. Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  12. none done. Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  13. (hey, I‘m just a speaker) Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  14. okay, some similarities. Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  15. There will be badges. See http://jan.krutisch.de/en/fun_projects/ Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  16. 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
  17. Project #1: TworldCup ‣ Proposed technology stack ‣ Ruby, Sinatra, Twitter-Gem, CouchDB. ‣ Achievements ‣ NoSQL-Badge ‣ Twitter-API-Badge Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  18. 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
  19. Project #2: Hackday ‣ Proposed technology stack ‣ Caffeine, Sleeping Bag, Paper, Rock, Scissors ‣ Achievements ‣ Hackday-Badge ‣ Endurance-Badge Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  20. 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
  21. Project #3: RetroJS ‣ Proposed technology stack ‣ HTML, Javascript, maybe jquery. ‣ Achievements ‣ DHTML-Badge ‣ Javscript-Badge ‣ Event-Driven-Badge Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  22. 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
  23. Project #4: Texas Estimate‘em ‣ Proposed technology stack ‣ node.js, HTML, Javascript (jquery) ‣ Achievements ‣ Realtime-Badge ‣ Node-Badge ‣ Agile-Badge Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  24. 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
  25. 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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  27. 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
  28. 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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  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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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  36. 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
  37. Project #9: BuildLight ‣ Proposed technology stack ‣ #{buildserver}, Arduino, Relais, Stop light, etc. ‣ Achievements ‣ Signalling-Badge ‣ Arduino-Badge ‣ CodeQuality-Badge Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  38. 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
  39. Project #X: TouchySubject ‣ Proposed technology stack ‣ iPad, iPhone, Android, Reactable, whatever ‣ Achievements ‣ Multitouch-Badge ‣ Tangible-UI-Badge Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  40. questions? ideas? See http://jan.krutisch.de/en/fun_projects/ Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010
  41. 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

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