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Autumn Gauteng Coderetreat

  • Apr 13, 2013 · 8:00 AM
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Driven Software is facilitating another Coderetreat. With this being a quarterly event please be sure to follow the instructions below to get a spot.

To confirm attendance we require you to pay a R100 deposit within 48 hours. The deposit will be refunded to you at the event.

Banking Details for the Deposit

Bank: Standard Bank
Ac Name:Driven Software cc
Branch: Rivonia
Branch Code:[masked]

Please make your "surname" the reference on the payment so we can assign it correctly.

What to bring…

  • Laptop (if you have one) with
  • IDE / Programming Language Setup
  • Read up on TDD (Test Driven Development)
  • Open mind, willingness to learn & share

Dress Code...

  • Casual, whatever you are comfortable in

Food Arrangements...

  • Full lunch and snacks will be provided for
  • If you have specific dietary requirements please email the


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  • Frank N.

    any thoughts on bdd vs tdd when implementing user stories. when would u choose what?

    April 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    If your interested I been working on this and decided to upload for all to look at and criticize. Look forward to some input on my progress.

    April 24, 2013

  • Davide de C.

    Thanks for organising a remarkably beneficial/worthwhile event. Walked out of there knowing that I had gained some valuable insights and knowledge.

    For those of you who enjoyed the challenge, you might find this entertaining:

    April 19, 2013

  • Ryan L.

    Thanks for a wonderful event. It really convinced me of TDD and peer programming! I learned a lot!

    1 · April 16, 2013

  • Sarel van der W.

    To the guy who said he's going to delete all production code and start from scratch :)

    April 16, 2013

  • Edmund C.

    Incredible. Challenged in many different ways and am definitely going up the ladder. A big shout also to the sponsors. Thanx everyone for making the event remarkable.

    2 · April 15, 2013

  • Kenneth K.

    Thanks everyone, was really exceptional!

    2 · April 15, 2013

  • Riaan du P.

    Thanks for organizing the event, it was a great learning experience.

    2 · April 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Was really Awesome. I am pretty sure I am not the only one Busy working on trying to solve the Game Design using the TDD approach right now :p

    2 · April 13, 2013

  • Oz C.

    What an awesome day for sharing learning, and having fun! Thanks Driven guys, you truly rock!

    3 · April 13, 2013

  • Sarel van der W.

    This was an amazing and fun event, thanks for organising it guys. You're doing great things for the Development Community in South Africa! Totally signing up for the next one...

    3 · April 13, 2013

  • Bryan R.

    Informative and fun. Great presenters and attenders all round.

    3 · April 13, 2013

  • Riaan du P.

    Hi, do we need to prepare local source control on our laptops as well?

    April 12, 2013

    • Janco W.

      It's not necessary no. We have a surprise with regards to that ;).

      April 12, 2013

    • Riaan du P.

      Oh dear... :)

      April 12, 2013

  • Gabriel F.

    Sorry guys - have to bow out. Some family commitments have come up.

    April 11, 2013

    • Kevin T.

      Won't be the same without you!

      April 11, 2013

    • Kevin M.

      Unacceptable. :P

      April 11, 2013

  • Sarel van der W.

    Is there going to be internet connectivity at the venue, or should we organise our own 3G data etc?

    April 11, 2013

    • Kevin T.

      There will be wifi, but you won't have much time to use it :)

      1 · April 11, 2013

  • Andrew J.

    Sorry dude, no can do this time.

    When is the next Core Retreat? Also, is the hashtag still #CodeRetreatJHB? Maybe include the hashtag in future invites and emails?


    April 5, 2013

    • Kevin T.

      Pity you can't make it. Haven't fixed a date for the next event yet, but if you join the meetup site you'll get the notification. Hashtag still #coderetreatJHB, yes - thanks for the suggestion!

      April 10, 2013

  • Joshua L.

    Can't make Saturday events :(
    Please plan the next one not on a Saturday if possible, would really like to attend (I know I'm a minority)

    March 25, 2013

Our Sponsors

  • Driven Alliance

    The Driven Alliance organizes Coderetreats across South Africa

  • Standard Bank

    Standard Bank is sponsoring the Gauteng leg of Global day of CodeRetreat

  • JetBrains

    Each CodeRetreat JetBrains will be sponsoring one free license.

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