Noel Rappin (twitter github blog) Jamison Dance (twitter github blog) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Intro to CoffeeScript) AJ O’Neal (twitter github blog)
00:52 - Works in training and talent development for Groupon
02:33 - Focus of the book
03:46 - Self-published authors
11:23 - (AJ joins the podcast)
15:12 - Training workshops
17:00 - Getting new hires up to speed quickly
Pairing Mentoring Lectures Workshops
21:38 - Book Learning
You can learn at your own pace But it’s hard to ask questions to a book
24:38 - Code reading and learning to program a language
31:55 - Classroom layout
33:42 - Online training
Kahn Academy Computer Science
40:00 - Finding a mentor
Shrines by Purity Ring (Jamison) Learnable Programming: Bret Victor (Jamison) Mob Software: Richard P. Gabriel & Ron Goldman (Jamison) Monoprice.com (AJ) ZREO: Zelda Reorchestrated (AJ) The Official Twitter App (Chuck) Fluid App (Chuck) Try Jasmine! (Noel) Justin Searls (Noel) The Atrocity Archives: Charles Stross (Noel) Futurity: A Musical by The Lisps (Noel)
NOEL: I’m trying to figure out where the chat is in this stupid Skype interface.
JAMISON: Just imagine the worst place it could possibly be and that’s where it is.
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JAMISON: Hey guys!
CHUCK: I’m Charles Max Wood from devchat.tv and this week, we have a special guest and that’s Noel Rappin!
NOEL: Hey everybody!
CHUCK: For the people who don’t know who you are, you want to introduce yourself, Noel?
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