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Dev Debug 7: What is this thing you call programming?

So this time, we're going to try something a little crazy: to make an event that will help people with code, regardless of their current knowledge levels.

That's right - the goal here is that you should learn something valuable, whether you've never seen a line of code or if you're a C++ guru master samurai (that's now an actual title).

This is a new format and an experiment. But if it works, we can apply it to a whole raft of other topics with a large knowledge gap.

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We need your help!

To make this work, we need people who are willing to share their code or early system design. We probably need 6-8 people to be in this role.

Ideally, people doing this are still working on this code. You might be refactoring, tackling a difficult problem, adding a feature or working out how your system will be structured. You need to be happy for people to help you with your code, to do some pair programming and a bit of explaining.

We could probably also use a couple of people just to help troubleshoot and keep things on track.

Please let me know if you can do either of these
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The format

Essentially, at the start of the night, we'll have stations set up with people working on their code. We'll then split everyone else into groups that'll rotate at set intervals (20 minutes or so). There'll be separate groups for people who have never programmed before to those who have done at least some code.

And that's about it. Hopefully a simple way for everyone to learn a few things.

Please let us know if you've got any ideas for this format - I'm really open to suggestions.

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