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From Joan Touzet <jo...@atypical.net>
Subject Re: Enrolment open: Introduction to CouchDB Development
Date Thu, 15 Dec 2011 06:37:03 GMT
Please reply off list, folks....I appreciate the very positive response
but I don't want to "pollute" the dev list with this.

Cheers,
Joan

On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 08:16:08PM -0600, Nathan Stott wrote:
> I'd like to get involved.  I use CouchDB all the time and even own the npm
> 'couchdb' repository but I have never done any actual coding on the CouchDB
> core itself.
> 
> On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 4:13 PM, Joan Touzet <joant@atypical.net> wrote:
> 
> > Enrolment for the "Introduction to CouchDB Development" course is now
> > open at http://moodle.wohmart.com/ !
> >
> > As previously described, this course will get you up to speed in Erlang
> > (40%), the fundamentals of how CouchDB is implemented (40%), and will
> > culminate in a small group project (20%).
> >
> > There will be guest presentations from these illustrious contributors:
> >  * Randall Leeds
> >  * Bob Dionne
> >  * Adam Kocoloski
> >  * Dale Harvey
> >  * Paul Davis
> >  * Benoit Chesneau
> >  * Robert Newson
> >  * Jan Lehnardt
> >  * ...with more to come!
> >
> > The course runs from 2012.1.9 - 2012.3.20 or so, with a commitment of
> > about 4-8 hours per week recommended. Also, be aware that this is an
> > online studio course, meaning it's run entirely online and in the open.
> > It's 100% free (as in beer and freedom).
> >
> > Prerequisites:
> >  Strong knowledge of at least one programming language, preferably
> >    non-scripted [*]
> >  Know how to use CouchDB. This is not a CouchDB course.
> >
> > To enrol:
> >  1. Reply to me privately by email, or via IRC (freenode's
> >     #couchdb, wohali), or via Twitter (@wohali).
> >  2. I will give you the enrolment key.
> >  3. Visit http://moodle.wohmart.com/ , select the course and register
> >     a new user using the provided enrolment key.
> >
> > These people get priority enrolment until 12-16 since they expressed
> > early interest:
> >  Timothy Chen
> >  Roman Geber
> >  Matt Adams
> >  Bryan Green
> >  Sean Copenhaver
> >  Pete Vander Giessen
> >  Clifford Hung
> >  Dave Cottlehuber
> >
> > See you there,
> > Joan
> >
> > [*] If your only programming language is JavaScript, prepare to devote
> > more time to the course for the first 4 weeks. Moving to Erlang from
> > JavaScript will take more effort than if you have a background in at
> > least one non-scripting language.
> >

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