The feedback is that the first US
Codegarden was a huge success. With about 30 participants
it was two days packed full of learning, sharing, and fun.
Umbraco v4 highlighted by Niels and Per in the opening keynote set
the tone with Umbraco firmly established as a robust CMS up to any
task. We had sessions on topics ranging from using Flash with
Umbraco, to running Umbraco on cloud-based computing platforms, and
lots of great demos, discussions, and coding sessions.
Our Open Space sessions were well attended and the participation
from all attendees was fantastic. We've created a book to
hold the session output
A tradition at Codegarden is the package coding contest.
We had entries ranging from an XSLT-extension for Commerce for
Umbraco (the package also known as XSLT-Error) to complete site
packages aimed at getting an Umbraco site running in just a few
minutes. John took home the XBox prize for his node-based
A huge thanks from me, and all the Codegarden organizers, to
everyone who came and participated.
See you at Codegarden in 2009!