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Author sightings and other notable events.
  • Tutorial: Building a Two-Way Relationship with Coaching; Lean/Agile Project Portfolio Management
    Johanna Rothman, author of Manage It! Your Guide to Modern, Pragmatic Project Management, Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management, and Manage Your Project Portfolio: Increase Your Capacity and Finish More Projects
  • Nov 5, 757 Studios Conference, Norfolk VA.
    Andy Hunt. Conference is sponsored by the Pragmatic Bookshelf.
  • Nov 6-8, Las Vegas, NV
  • Nov 7, Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes, UK
  • Nov 7-8, JSConf.eu, Berlin
    “Prototype and script.aculo.us;” “Track B session on Sprockets”
    Christophe Porteneuve
  • Nov 8-12, AYE conference
    Topic TBA
    Johanna Rothman, author of Manage It! Your Guide to Modern, Pragmatic Project Management, Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management, and Manage Your Project Portfolio: Increase Your Capacity and Finish More Projects
  • Nov 9-13, Orlando FL
    Agile Development Practices Conference 2009
  • Nov 9-13, Agile Development Practices, Orlando FL
    “Pragmatic Thinking and Learning”
    Andy Hunt
  • Nov 9-13, Agile Development Practices, Orlando FL
    Several topics in the testing sub-conference
    Jared Richardson, author of Ship It!
  • Nov 12, Agile Development Practices Conference 2009
    “Focused Continuous Testing”
    Rod Coffin
  • “Ruby on Rails: The Third Age”
    Kevin W. Gisi
  • “Testing Your Sites in English with Cucumber”
    Brian Hogan
  • Nov 14-15, Greater Boston Chapter of ACM, in Boston, MA
    Craig Walls is sharing the stage for two days with Ken Sipe doing an overview of Spring, covering much of the Spring portfolio.
  • Nov 15-17, International PHP Conference, Karlsruhe, bawue, DE
    Topic TBA
    Travis Swicegood, author of Pragmatic Version Control Using Git
  • Nov 16-17, Antwerp
    “Introducing Scimpi”
  • Nov 16-20, Devoxx09, Antwerp
    “Pomodoro Technique”
    Staffan Nöteberg
  • “Test Driven Development Techniques”
    Jonathan McCracken
  • Nov 17-19, Los Angeles
  • Nov 20, Redmond, WA
    Microsoft Windows’ birthday
  • Nov 20, Italian Agile Day, Bologna, Italy
    “SOAP is dead, long live REST”
    Paolo Perrotta, author of Metaprogramming Ruby
  • Nov 22, JRubyConf, San Francisco, CA
    JRubyConf State of the Union
    Charles Nutter and Tom Enebo
  • Nov 22, JRubyConf, San Francisco, CA
    “The JRuby Testing Story”
    Ola Bini
  • Nov 22, JRubyConf, San Francisco, CA
    Ian Dees has signed up to do a “JRuby Deployment Made Trivial: a Single-jar Sinatra App” lightning talk
    Ian Dees
  • Nov 22, JRubyConf, San Francisco, CA
    JRuby Core Team Panel
    Charles Nutter, Tom Enebo, Nick Sieger, and Ola Bini
  • Nov 25-27, iCE Amsterdam
    Topic TBA
    Marcus S. Zarra, author of Core Data
  • Dec 1-3, Long Beach, CA
    Pragmatic Studio, Ruby on Rails
    Dave Thomas and Chad Fowler, author of The Passionate Programmer
  • Dec 1-4, Long Beach, CA
    Pragmatic Studio, 4 day “how to” for iPhone SDK development
    Bill Dudney, author of Core Animation for Mac OS X and the iPhone and iPhone SDK Development, and Pragmatic Bookshelf editor Daniel Steinberg
  • Dec 2-3, Agile ’09, Copenhagen
    “Pomodoro Technique”
    Staffan Nöteberg
  • Dec 5
    ARPANET expanded to four nodes 40 years ago today, while the Grateful Dead played live at Fillmore West
  • “MySQL University: Practical Full-Text Search in MySQL”
  • Workshop on “Trust and Project Culture” and she facilitates OpenSpace
    Rachel Davies
  • Dec 10, London Geek Nights, London
    “Naked Objects 4.0”
  • Dec 10
    Ada Lovelace’s birthday
  • Dec 16-19, Kochi, India
  • Dec 25, Canada, USA
    “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus” opens
    Writer and Director, Terry Gilliam; starring Heath Ledger, Christopher Plummer, Tom Waits, Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell, Jude Law
  • Jan 10
    Donald Knuth’s birthday
  • Keynote
    Andy Hunt
  • “Introduction to iPhone SDK Development;” “How Do You Do That on iPhone?;” “Oh Crap! I Forgot (or Never Learned) C!”
    Chris Adamson, co-author of iPhone SDK Development
  • “A Taste of Cocoa” (An intro to Mac OS X development); “Come for the Phone Stay for the Mac”
    Pragmatic Bookshelf editor and author Daniel H. Steinberg