On 19 Sep 2013 13:38, "Andrew Starks" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thursday, September 19, 2013, Justin Cormack wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 6:53 AM, Steven Johnson
>> <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > I see a Corona SDK group on Meetup.com. Looks pretty new, though, and
>> > could be iffy as far as interest in Lua proper goes. A few people DO
>> > appear as "on the waiting list" for a Lua group. Maybe some mobile
>> > development groups would turn up something?
>> > I looked in the Twin Cities IGDA's game developer list but didn't see
>> > any "Oh yeah, I know they use Lua" cases. I did no follow-up
>> > investigation,
>> > though, so who knows. Otherwise, all I can think of is that Adobe has
>> > that Arden Hills office, but I have no idea who does what where.
>> I asked and Minnesota and Seattle are where most of the Adobe Lua
>> people are, so you are in luck...
>> Based on running the London Lua group (hey, come to our next event!
>> http://www.meetup.com/London-Lua-User-Group/events/137932842/ ), there
>> is some interest from Corona people in straight Lua talks, so we get
>> some crossover.
> This all sounds pretty straight forward.
> 1: I'll use meetup
> 2: keep it open to Lua and specialized Lua-verses (Corona, Luv, JIT)
> 3: invite people to:
> 4: give short presentations
> 5: bring laptop and code.
> 6: ask for opinions and help as they do either.
> I'm thinking of something like:
> 1: Once a month
> 2: Tuesday nights, starting at 6:30 (maybe 7)
> 4: At our offices, which has a large conference room (could support remote attendance/speakers)
> I'll look more at meet up to get some ideas.
> Others who have tried this: what works? Is once month too often?
Here the meetings were originally planned to be once a month but end up being scheduled around when people can or want to give talks which tends to be more irregular.
Its good to try to record talks, and put slides up after, some of ours have had a lot of views.