[LRUG] Coding meet up

Murray Steele murray.steele at gmail.com
Thu May 19 08:45:20 PDT 2011

On 19 May 2011 15:30, Chris Lowis <chris.lowis at gmail.com> wrote:

> > Any thoughts?
> Interesting idea. I think Murray was working on something like this at
> one point.

I did a thing, which is not very good, for finding people on github within a
given location and then deciding if they are interesting (where interesting
means have commited to a repo within the last N months, and repos are more
interesting if they're not forks).  The goal was to help me find folk that I
might ask to talk at LRUG, because I get a better hit rate if I ask directly
instead of screaming into the ether and waiting for people to volunteer

Turns out the github api isn't great (or wasn't when I did this) so much of
what I wanted to do meant I had to scrape the site.  Also, my "interesting"
metric isn't anywhere near useful enough as the output is a GIANT textfile.

It's on github here:
https://github.com/h-lame/amazing-automatic-volunteer-a-tron feel free to
look at it and use it (or not - it's mostly full of puns for my own

> We'd discussed (while in the pub, admittedly) having some
> kind of seattle.rb-style[1] page for LRUG, its members and their
> projects ...

If you come up with something I'm sure we can spin up a subdomain / section
on lrug.org to host it.


> It'd be a fun thing to hack on together.
> Cheers,
> Chris
> [1] http://www.seattlerb.org/
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