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Virtual brown bag meeting

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Virtual brown bag meeting

  1. 1. Virtual Brown Bag<br />Note: we record these meetings and make them available for late viewing. <br />Please do not share anything that could cause you trouble with your clients<br />or employers… <br />
  2. 2. What?<br />An online meeting where the attendees share:<br />Tips and tricks<br />Tools, shortcuts, articles, books, patterns, languages, you name it<br />Experiences<br />Things they’ve learned the hard way<br />Frustrations or difficulties<br />Frustrating issues or difficulties they’re facing that somebody else may be able to help them with<br />This is NOT supposed to be a one-way conversation (don’t be shy!)<br />
  3. 3. Logistics<br />When: Every Thursday, from 12pm to 1pm (Central Time)<br />Where: LiveMeeting (http://snipr.com/virtualaltnet)<br />Who: Anybody who’s willing to either share or learn (or both, which would be even better!)<br />
  4. 4. What have we covered so far?<br />C#<br />Patterns<br />WPF<br />StructureMap<br />IronRuby<br />Silverlight<br />TDD<br />VS Tips and Tricks<br />CodeRush<br />Resharper<br />Extension Methods<br />Lambdas<br />Learning Tests<br />Cool iPhone apps<br />Irony (parser)<br />Tips for newbies<br />Ndepend<br />xUnit<br />VS 2010 Tips and Tricks<br />C# 4 Dynamic Features<br />Action/Func<br />Android<br />DSL<br />Technical Debt<br />Reactive Extensions<br />Clean Code<br />AutoMapper<br />Evernote<br />Markup Extensions<br />Refactoring<br />Silverlight<br />And more…<br />
  5. 5. VirtualBrownBag.com<br />
  6. 6. How?<br />A Virtual BBM Leader starts off the meeting<br />Whoever would like to share something turns the “Feedback” flag on LiveMeeting to “Yellow”<br />The Leader promotes that person to a “presenter”<br />The new presenter can then share his or her desktop/program with everybody<br />Anybody can open up a mic and jump in with comments or questions at any time<br />The cycle continues with people taking turns being presenters<br />
  7. 7. Sharing on LiveMeeting<br />Use the Content menu and share a Program, all of your Desktop, or just a Selected Area (preferred approach, sharing only small area)<br />
  8. 8. Asking Questions<br />Use the LiveMeeting Q&A to ask questions at anytime (or use your mic if you have one)<br />
  9. 9. Ideas? Questions? Suggestions?<br />www.VirtualBrownBag.com<br />Twitter.com/VirtualBrownBag<br />Claudio Lassala<br />claudio@eps-software.com<br />Twitter.com/ClaudioLassala<br />Jonathan Birkholz “JB”<br />rookieone@gmail.com<br />Twitter.com/RookieOne<br />George Mauer<br />gmauer@gmail.com<br />Twitter.com/TogaKangaroo<br />

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