[Seattle-SAGE] Re: [seajug] FW: Seattle Code Camp

Fred McLain mclain at halcyon.com
Thu Sep 22 16:34:23 PDT 2005


Interesting.  As a happy active member of the open source community, I'm
very interested in *when* that meeting at Ooba's is.  Perhaps we could
crash it :)

	-Fred-

On Thu, 2005-09-22 at 16:12 -0700, Ken Meyer wrote:
> FYI
>  
> Ken Meyer
>  
>  
> -----Original Message----- 
>  
> From: Jason Mauer [mailto:jmauer at microsoft.com]
> Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2005 7:44 AM
> To: bri at gslug.org; kmeyer at blarg.net 
>  
> Subject: Seattle Code Camp
> 
> Brian and Ken, 
> 
>  
> 
> Greetings from Microsoft. I’m helping to put together a Code Camp in
> Seattle on October 22nd and 23rd and wanted to encourage you and your
> user group to participate. 
> 
>  
> 
> Code Camp is an event that’s been running for a year or two out on the
> East Coast. It’s an event by and for the local developer community,
> with developers organizing, attending, and presenting the event. It’s
> not particular to any technological faction; everyone is welcome to
> participate. It’s 100% free with volunteer presentations and no charge
> to attend. We held one in Portland last July and was a lot of fun; I’d
> like to help make the Seattle event even bigger and better, and that’s
> where I need your help.
> 
>  
> 
> The reason I’m contacting you specifically is that I need your help in
> involving developers of the open source persuasion. As you can imagine
> I tend to know more people from the .NET side of the fence; no
> problems getting them involved. The goal for Code Camp is to include
> the entire development community, and there’s no way I can do that
> alone.
> 
>  
> 
> Ways that you could participate include:
> 
>  
> 
>       * Presenting a session or two; anything is game so long as it
>         involves code and isn’t a direct advertisement for a product
>         or service 
>       * Helping organize by chairing one of the tracks 
>       * Spreading the word and inviting developers (feel free to use
>         the attached invitation email) 
>       * Attending! 
> 
>  
> 
> While you’re stewing on that, we’re having a lunch meeting today at
> Ooba’s in Redmond for Code Camp planning and you are more than welcome
> to attend. I know it’s short notice but it would be great if you could
> join us. Besides learning more about Code Camp and meeting the
> developers who are helping put this together, I’ll be picking up the
> tab, so come on over and pig out with us! J Hope to see you there.
> 
>  
> 
> Thanks for your time. If you have any questions/concerns/etc, don’t
> hesitate to shoot me an email or give me a call.
> 
>  
> 
> Jason Mauer
> 
> 
> Developer Evangelist
> Microsoft Corporation 
> 
> 
>                jmauer at microsoft.com
>                      (503) 789-2471
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