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Learnt in London - Ruby, Martini, Coral and the Core
We're only a fortnight into the new year yet, already, I've spent two fascinating and very different evenings in London meeting up with other users of our technologies and listening to visions for the future. Training is all about planning for the future ... and networking and learning about other's vision for the future so that we're prepared.
Here are a couple of background 'snippets' that I'm pushing up - things that I didn't know or hadn't thought of on the 1st January, and I've learnt on my London evenings since.
Core, and the Martini Culture.
Where will we be with media and training in 8 years time? A core of data - feeds in form all the different recording technologies to a central multimedia resource, with information from the core edited and produced into anything from a short audio clip to a 3D imac movie, to a virtual reality experience. Transcending fact, docu-fiction and fiction. And program content, training content (our own niche) and other data presentation.
The Martini culture - what you want, when you want it, how you want it. Your choice.
Origins of Ruby
The writing of Ruby started on 24th February 1993, and the first release was in 1995 and numbered 0.95. Ruby wasn't the only possible choice of name for the language - "Coral" was considered as an alternative and discounted quickly.
Such facts don't really make and difference in how you code ... but they're useful and interesting background for the inquisative mind, and the sort of thing that give some idea into how things tick - especially when learnt from those practioners involved with such things. (written 2007-01-17)
Associated topics are indexed as below, or enter http://melksh.am/nnnn for individual articlesR101 - Ruby - Introduction 
Ruby - where one statement ends and the next begins - (2015-05-26) 
Ruby - the second rung of learning the language - (2014-12-28) 
Answers on Ruby on Rails - (2010-01-30) 
Learning to program in Ruby - examples of the programming basics - (2009-07-15) 
New to programming? It is natural (but needless) for you to be nervous - (2009-07-14) 
Ruby Programming Course - Saturday and Sunday - (2008-11-16) 
Python v Ruby - (2007-10-02) 
Ruby, Ruby, Ruby. Rails, Rails, Rails. - (2007-08-13) 
Cue the music, I'm happy. - (2007-01-09) 
Ruby course - oops - it's not happening - (2006-04-01) 
2006 - Making business a pleasure - (2006-01-01)
Some other Articles
Bang! Train campaign hits homeCall for appropriate train services - Swindon, Bristol, Bath, West Wilts, Severn Beach etcSending an email from PythonNested exceptions in PythonLearnt in London - Ruby, Martini, Coral and the CoreWhat the customer is looking for - effective trainingKnow to the policeImpact Engineering and BackscatterPython Qt, wX, TkInter, and Jython - training??Longer hours and better value courses
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