We talk the talk, but it's time that we start walking the walk. Let's start with monthly meetings with hands-on workshops in test-driven development and working with legacy code.
The Software Craftmanship Manifesto:
As aspiring Software Craftsmen we are raising the bar of professional software development by practicing it and helping others learn the craft. Through this work we have come to value:
That is, in pursuit of the items on the left we have found the items on the right to be indispensable. (http://manifesto.softwarecraftsmanship.org/)
I started the group because there wasn't any other type of group like this. I've met some great folks in the group who have become close friends and have also met some amazing business owners.
— Bill, started New York City Gay Craft Beer Lovers