My thoughts on the Global Day of Coderetreat

Last weekend I attended the Global Day of Coderetreat in Dallas, TX which was not only my first Coderetreat but also my first time attending a developer community event and I have to say that it was a great and worthwhile experience. If you’re unfamiliar with the format of a Coderetreat you can read all about it at but its basically a code kata where you spend most of the day pairing up in 45 min sessions and attempt to solve Conway’s Game of Life (a fascinating problem by itself). »