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Questions tagged [devdays]

One day developer conferences organized by Stack Overflow, held in 10 different cities in 2009

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CodeKen 2012: would you consider being a speaker? [closed]

In 2011, CodeKen brilliantly took the place of (then cancelled) DevDays2011 for London: See CodeKen 2011 and my own report. Jon Dickinson, the organizer for CodeKen events, asks me to publish here ...
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Will there be a StackOverflow DevDays 2012?

I just found out that DevDays 2011 ended up getting canceled. Also no information here. So is anything planned yet for 2012? The googles, pipes and tubes have failed me!
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Codeken 2011 - where was Stack Overflow?

When Stack Exchange announced the cancellation of DevDays, many asked for an alternative event to take place in its stead. Some community members, most prominently VonC who was also set to be a ...
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DevDays cancelled - should we have a London meetup anyway?

As we all know, DevDays 2011 has been cancelled. Now, I hope for everyone who already booked their travel and accommodation that they get their money back somehow. But for those who a) won't get ...
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With DevDays being cancelled, are there any plans to facilitate meetups/mini-conferences among SE users?

Perhaps it might be a good idea to let site users organize their own mini-conferences/meetups somehow, using the Stack Exchange engine. Especially if you consider communities that spread across sites. ...
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Googling “London DevDays” leads to outdated site

For me (in Germany), the first hit when Googling London DevDays leads to http://stackoverflow.carsonified.com/events/london/ which is talking about October 28 without mentioning a year (probably ...
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SO account for DevDays sign-up - what for?

A colleague has just bought me a London DevDays ticket - woohoo! - but he needed my SO account URL to sign me up. Obviously I don't object to linking my ticket to my account here but I'm curious what ...
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Does DevDays need a new name?

This was recently asked on the Stack Exchange blog: "Is Stack Overflow Dev Days 2011 the best name for the conference or should we come up with something new? Is the term “Dev Days” being used by ...
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Is this new format going to turn devdays (2011) into yet another inaccessible conference?

When the 2009 DevDays were announced one of the primary goals (from my understanding) was to have a useful and accessible (in terms of time and cost) conference. The 2011 conference, while still ...
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Which days of the week will Dev Days 2011 be held on?

I'm wondering what days of the week the 2011 Dev Days will be held on. Personally, the less time I have to take off work, the easier it would be for me to attend, so Saturday/Sunday would probably be ...
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Help Choose the Speakers and Talks for Dev Days 2011 [Australia]

We need your help to pick what speakers and talks you want to hear at Dev Days 2011! We're looking for 3-4 people (for each city) to join our Curriculum Committees - this group will be responsible ...
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Help Choose the Speakers and Talks for Dev Days 2011 [London]

We need your help to pick what speakers and talks you want to hear at Dev Days 2011! We're looking for 3-4 people (for each city) to join our Curriculum Committees - this group will be responsible ...
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Help Choose the Speakers and Talks for Dev Days 2011 [San Francisco]

We need your help to pick what speakers and talks you want to hear at Dev Days 2011! We're looking for 3-4 people (for each city) to join our Curriculum Committees - this group will be responsible ...
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Help Choose the Speakers and Talks for Dev Days 2011 [Washington, DC]

We need your help to pick what speakers and talks you want to hear at Dev Days 2011! We're looking for 3-4 people (for each city) to join our Curriculum Committees - this group will be responsible ...
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Are there any videos of the DevDays 2009 tutorials available anywhere? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: DevDays 2009 video recorded In What topics would you like to learn at DevDays 2011? Joel mentioned a number of interesting topics that were presented at the 2009 conferences. ...
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What topics would you like to learn at DevDays 2011? [closed]

Here's a very brief summary of how Stack Overflow DevDays 2011 will go down: It'll be two days long. It'll be sometime in September or October. There will be FOUR independent, separate events to ...
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DevDays 2011 - straw poll - one day or two?

We're just starting to kick around some ideas for Stack Overflow DevDays 2011, and need your feedback. This is the first part of that; watch the devdays-2011 tag for other questions. Assume: three ...
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«Devdays will return not until spring 2011», any news?

Remember Joel announcement posted June 24th, 2010? Devdays will return not until 2011 .. Instead of me doing everything, we’ll find some way for the community to help plan the agenda, ...
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StackOverflow conference intro video. Where? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: DevDays reviews - Sitting at home crying Now, that's disappointing... I can't find the hilarious Spolsky/Atwood intro video from DevDays. Not a presentable copy anyway. I ...
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Where can I watch or download all of the DevDay videos?

There are a lot of us who are unable to attend any of the DevDays because the locations are too far from where we reside. I was wondering whether there's a YouTube channel or a page where we can watch ...
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Will there be DevDays in 2010? [closed]

I'm a sad that I missed DevDays in London this year. Are there any plans for 2010? London would be fine, otherwise I recommend Munich:-)
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Bring the DevDays love to the forsaken continent/island Australia

In response to Joel trying to convince Jeff to skip over to Australia in Feb. I would like to extend the warmest welcome to Papa Smurf and Dinosaur Joel! Us Australians felt extremely left out when ...
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Google Spell Checker in Python

Joel mentioned on podcast #74 at one of the DevDays, someone wrote the google spell checker in python and Jon Skeet tried to write the same algorithm in C#. Does anyone know where I can find both ...
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DevDays 2009 Reviews - Sitting at home crying

This is more of a collection question for all the content you could enjoy at home from the devdays. So if you know of any videos then please post them here. DevDays Intro Theme Jon Skeet and Tony ...
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Could we see the intro video that was used in the DevDays?

For those who were sitting at home crying. Could we see the intro video that was used at DevDays?
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What study did Joel Spolsky quote in his DevDays user interaction talk? [closed]

... the study that measured samples on offer, customer interest and the amount ultimately purchased. For reference, this is one of the data slides he took from the study: I'd love to read the study ...
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DevDays 2009 Reviews - Amsterdam

If you attended DevDays in Amsterdam, please post your thoughts about it here. Links to blogs, etc. are also welcome. DevDays reviews Boston (Oct 7th) Austin (Oct 14th) Los Angeles (Oct 16th) San ...
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DevDays 2009 Reviews - Cambridge

If you attended DevDays in Cambridge, post your thoughts about it here. Links to blogs are also welcome. DevDays reviews Boston (Oct 7th) Austin (Oct 14th) Los Angeles (Oct 16th) San Francisco ...
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What would you change about DevDays next year?

So - it seems like there's going to be a "next year" for DevDays. What would you like to see change from the DevDays this year?
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which devdays city was the best?

Not sure of anyone went to more than one event -- aside from organizers obviously -- hence question can be directed to them. But event was the biggest success in terms of audience, topics, presenters?
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DevDays 2009 Reviews - London

If you attended DevDays in London, please post your thoughts about it here. Links to blogs etc are also welcome. DevDays reviews Boston (Oct 7th) Austin (Oct 14th) Los Angeles (Oct 16th) San ...
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DevDays DC Soundtrack — Does anyone have a list of all the songs played?

I only recognized/found these: Drive In, Drive Out (Dave Matthews Band) Cinnamon (The Long Winters) Crazy in Love by (Beyonce and Jay-Z) A Little Less Conversation (Elvis Presley vs. JXL) Throwing ...
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DevDays Presentation Resources - Washington DC [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: DevDays reviews - Washington DC Are there any of the DC DevDays presentations, sideshows, audio..etc available?
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I am shocked there is NO DevDays in NYC

OK, all major cities are covered, but why not NYC? Joel can do it right out of his FogBugz office. DevDays in NYC would generate so much interest!
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Is it any use going to the DevDays if you're not a programmer?

I'm still in doubt if it's worth going to the DevDays in Amsterdam, but since I'm not a programmer I have no idea if it's actually of any use. Since I won't be able to "use" anything they would talk ...
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DevDays 2009 Reviews - Washington, DC

If you attended DevDays in Washington DC, please post your thoughts and reviews about it here. Links to blogs, photostreams, etc. are welcome. DevDays reviews Boston (Oct 7th) Austin (Oct 14th) ...
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DevDays 2009 Reviews - Toronto

If you attended DevDays in Toronto, please post your thoughts about it here. Links to blogs etc are also welcome. DevDays reviews Boston (Oct 7th) Austin (Oct 14th) Los Angeles (Oct 16th) San ...
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DevDays 2009 Reviews - Seattle

Other Twitter #devdays results. DevDays reviews Boston (Oct 7th) Austin (Oct 14th) Los Angeles (Oct 16th) San Francisco (Oct 19th) Seattle (Oct 21st) Toronto (Oct 23rd) Washington DC (Oct 26th) ...
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DevDays Austin audio

Where can I get audio from DevDays 2009?
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DevDays 2009 Reviews - San Francisco

Brent Ozar: Either it just started pouring down rain in SFO, or #devdays is being hosted under the world's largest toilet and someone just flushed. Ikai Lan: Saw a guy next to me fall asleep and ...
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DevDays 2009 Reviews - Los Angeles

Some LA reviews are already popping up on Twitter, but there's no place on Meta for them yet, so here goes... If you were there, can you write a review of the Los Angeles leg of Stack Overflow ...
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DevDays and the Fanatic badge

Don't be dumb like me and be sure to hit Stack Overflow with your phone or laptop sometime during the day so you don't reset your "fanatic" timer.
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Anyone interested in the audio from Stack Overflow DevDays 2009 - Austin?

Edit: There looks to be enough interest to make this effort worthwile. Check out the new article for the DevDays audio. I will be updating that post as new presentations are available. DevDays ...
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DevDays 2009 Reviews - Austin

If you attended DevDays in Austin, unleash your thoughts and reviews about it here. Links to blogs etc. are welcome. DevDays reviews Boston (Oct 7th) Austin (Oct 14th) Los Angeles (Oct 16th) San ...
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Will presentation recordings from DevDays be available?

Living on a remote island in the south Pacific, I couldn't justify the overseas travel to attend any of the DevDays presentations. However the reports from the Boston event sound like there were some ...
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DevDays 2009 Reviews - Boston

After Joel's tweet: exhausted from first #devdays. waiting for the us airways shuttle back to new york. I thought it would be nice if someone could write a review of the first conference of SO ...
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Bring Stackoverflow Dev Days to Atlanta, GA

Atlanta has a thriving geek community. IgniteATL was recently hosted at the GTRI which is a great venue for Dev Days. Please up vote to bring Dev Days to Atlanta.
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Suggestions for DevDays speaker theme songs [closed]

Every hero needs a theme song, so what should our heroic speakers at the DevDays events make their entrance to?
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Can we request DevDays topics? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What topics would you like to learn at DevDays 2011? I am currently knee deep in trying to replace some proprietary code with various Apache projects like Hadoop, Lucene, ...
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What do you want Jon Skeet to sign for you at DevDays?

Jon Skeet has recently agreed to sign items at DevDays London. Now is your chance to declare what you want the Skeeter to sign for you within reason1 1 I'm lying. No it doesn't have to be within ...