Damphyr wrote:
> Well, we hold this once-a-month workshop at work to share knowledge 
> about various tools and methods we use and we usually have three hours 
> for a subject.
> Since me and a couple of my colleagues have used Ruby extensively to the 
> benefit of our projects there is a growing interest about the language ( 
> ;) nothing like good, clean, working code that helps make the deadlines 
> when you want to attract attention ).
> Now, I know that you can't teach someone Ruby in three hours, but the 
> audience is high calibre, experienced professionals with very good 
> theoretical and practical backgrounds, so we only need to provide a 
> highspeed hands-on tour of Ruby and let nature take it's course (anyone 
> ever thought that Ruby pulls programmers minds like a black hole pulls 
> matter? The closer you get the harder it gets to get away. And you need 
> to be very far away to have any hope of escaping :) )
> So I'll stop rumbling and get to the question:
> Anyone has some introductory hands-on material or any pointers on how we 
> could put together a three hour Ruby workshop?
> I can't help but think that someone from those .rb teams out there has 
> already thought something up.
> And before someone points me to the Quizes, yes I thought about them, 
> although I haven't yet found one that can serve as a good introductory 
> workshop example.
> Cheers,
> V.-
> 

http://johnwlong.com/slides/gettothepoint/index.html

Though you better ask for permission first :)


Cheers,
Daniel