Yesterday (22nd August 2010) was mvcConf – “the Virtual ASP.NET MVC Conference”. This was an ambitious undertaking by the community to deliver a three track, 20+ session conference for FREE using Live Meeting. And… it worked great. A big well done to everyone involved.
It was particularly interesting to me and my team as we are hoping/planning to do similar online conferences in UK time around technologies such as the Windows Azure Platform and Windows Phone 7 – and attending yesterday gave me the confidence that we are on the right track.
Highlights for me included:
and follow the open space “Law of two feet” with ease
All sessions can be found at http://speakerrate.com/events/503-mvcconf. Alas only 78 ratings so far which is a shame. Rate them now!
IRC is my fave “chat thing” and is too often overlooked.
e.g. the slides explaining how it will all work
and the joining a room page
That were given plenty of air time at the start of sessions which is to be applauded. E.g. the wonderful JetBrains