Geeks can write

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The slides for my pecha kucha at the PHP North West user group, challenging the programmers to write

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Geeks can write

  1. 1. Can Write Geeks
  2. 2. Do You Write?
  3. 3. Email and Mailing Lists
  4. 4. Documentation
  5. 5. Forums
  6. 6. Blog
  7. 7. Twitter
  8. 8. How to Write <ul><li>Show up </li></ul>
  9. 9. How to Write <ul><li>Write words
  10. 10. (optional) Review </li></ul>
  11. 11. Invalid Excuses <ul><li>My template isn't finished </li></ul>
  12. 12. Invalid Excuses <ul><li>I don't know enough </li></ul>
  13. 13. Invalid Excuses <ul><li>I'll get flamed
  14. 14. Nobody will read it </li></ul>
  15. 15. Invalid Excuses <ul><li>I don't write (English) well enough </li></ul>
  16. 16. Invalid Excuses <ul><li>I don't have time </li></ul>
  17. 17. Why To Write <ul><li>save yourself time next time
  18. 18. save someone else time </li></ul>
  19. 19. Why To Write <ul><li>get better at writing </li></ul>
  20. 20. Begin! <ul><li>forum posts
  21. 21. mailing list discussion
  22. 22. a blog </li></ul>
  23. 23. Start Blogging <ul><li>write about a book, or an event
  24. 24. document a code snippet, include links </li></ul>
  25. 25. How to Write <ul><li>Show up. And keep showing up. </li></ul>
  26. 26. What are you waiting for?

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