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Global Day of Coderetreat Melbourne 2016
Sat. 22 October 2016, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm AEDT
About the Event
Global Day of Coderetreat is a world-wide event celebrating passion and software craftsmanship. Last year, over 2000 passionate software developers in 150 cities around the world spent the day practicing the craft of software development using the coderetreat format.
Coderetreat is a day-long, intensive practice event, focusing on the fundamentals of software development and design. By providing developers the opportunity to take part in focused practice, away from the pressures of 'getting things done', the coderetreat format has proven itself to be a highly effective means of skill improvement. Practicing the basic principles of modular and object-oriented design, developers can improve their ability to write code that minimizes the cost of change over time.
For an in-depth understanding of the philosophy behind a day of coderetreat, please watch this introduction video.
The Ticket Price Will Be Refunded
We made the tickets paid to minimise last minute cancellations & help us more accurately forecast the numbers. The tickets costs will be refunded (with an exception of $1.24 Eventbrite fee) to all who attend the event. If you have to cancel, we will refund the ticket cost if you notify us by at least one week prior to the event (by Saturday the 15th of October).
Checklist Before the Event
Please be on time;
Please bring a laptop with a configured dev environment, as there will be no time on the day to do the setup;
If for some reason you cannot attend, please return your ticket on eventbrite or contact one of the organisers on Twitter, so that someone from the waiting list can take your place; and finally
For more information on the event format please see http://coderetreat.org/facilitating/structure-of-a-coderetreat.
The event will hosted at the REA Group office Richmond, Vic. The address is: 511 Church Street Richmond 3121 Vic. There will be someone downstairs who will be there to usher you inside in the morning. If not there will be a phone number displayed alongside the doors of the building that you can call and someone will then come down to let you in.
08:30 Doors Open / Registration / Breakfast
09:00 Day Intro
09:30 Practice Session #1 Start
10:30 Practice Session #2 Start
11:30 Practice Session #3 Start
13:30 Practice Session #4 Start
14:30 Practice Session #5 Start
15:30 Practice Session #6 Start
16:30 Closing circle
17:30 End of the event
When completing your registration please let us know about your dietary requirements.
The food and venue are sponsored by the REA Group.