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Off to RubyConf

Posted by Marty Haught on Nov 05, 2008Comments

Just a quick note to say I’m about to drive off to the airport on my way to RubyConf 2008 in Orlando. It should be a good time and hopefully I’ll have some time to blog about the trip. If you’ll be at the conference please come by and say hi.

RubyConf 2008 thoughts

Posted by Marty Haught on Nov 09, 2008Comments

Now that I’m on the plane returning from Orlando, I have some time to reflect on the RubyConf 2008. As expected Florida provided stellar weather. I had heard that the weather had been a bit chilly the week before the conference but sunshine, low 80s and a gentle breeze greeted us for the first day. Another twist on the conference was that breakfast and lunch was served outside. This was awesome except for two things. First, I didn’t bring my sunglasses so it was a bit bright. Second, the Florida sunshine got to be pretty intense after sitting for a full hour eating lunch. That being said, I was still happy to be outside. Food was pretty good, as you’d expect, nothing spectacular but pleasant.

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