A quick log of the events I visited/held/participated in to continuously get a better programmer in 2015.
Together with Urs Metz, I facilitated the Global Day of Code Retreat in Karlsruhe. Thanks to @petfic for hosting us at FiduciaGAD.
Diversification was the key factor for this event to be as great as it was. Great mix of different backgrounds, programming languages and age groups.
Activity: Global Day of Code Retreat in KarlsruheNov 14, 2015
I gave a talk about the git internals, specifically the git object database.
Socrates is two full days of open-space, followed by one day of workshops.
Extremely positive atmosphere. I felt very welcome and valued. Even sessions where you have no idea about the topic worked, as there are enough knowing people to get decent discussions out of it.
Link: Socrates Germany HistoryAug 27, 2015
Cool session-ideas like "Babysteps" and "Whishful Thinking". I look forward to practice with them.
Activity: Code Retreat mit Erik TalboomMar 21, 2015
A one day OpenSpace, organized by the Softwerkskammer, hosted by Fiducia.
Sessions full of half knowledge are more likely to happen (compared to a "normal" conference) and don't pay anyone. Nevertheless I feel assured that "OpenSpace" is a great -unconference- way of spending your day.