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Thoughts of practical idealistic problem solver and software engineer, Mark Freedman.

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Running a Code Camp – After the Event

In my previous two posts, I discussed guidelines for the preparation of running a code camp, and then I went through all the tasks for handling the actual day of the event. Here, I'll be discussing the things you should do after the event is done -- after you've given...

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Running a Code Camp – The Event

In my previous post, I discussed guidelines for preparing for the running of a code camp. If you're not out of breath yet, hang in there. This is where it all pays off. I'll then follow up with a post about the follow-up steps to be done after the event. Arrive Early...

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Running a Code Camp – Preparation

I've only been involved in running one code camp, but I think we learned a lot, and it went well enough to be able to recommend some guidelines. This first post will list my guidelines for the preparation steps. It assumes you're already involved in running a user...

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Code Camp was a Success — Whew!

Well, the big day has come and gone, and we survived. Not only did we survive, but I think we did pretty well. Our first code camp took place on Saturday, and I have to say, it was an amazing experience. You can't have a code camp without speakers, and we were...

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NY/NJ/CT Community Mixer

On Wednesday night, Microsoft held the first official "community mixer" event for the community leaders of the tri-state area, which was a great opportunity for all of us to meet face to face. We've been having monthly conference calls to keep abreast of all the...

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