Live Streaming Lessons Learned

One thing we learned from lessons learned is that we don’t learn from lessons learned.

Somebody, alegedly

I don’t know where this quote comes from, a one-minute googling didn’t reveal it to me (but it isn’t mine, I’ve read it somewhere for sure).

Anyway, a month ago I started live streaming. This year with grand total of zero live conference sessions delivered must have been a contributing factor. I believe I miss speaking. So I decided to give it a try.

Now, almost exactly a month later, with five total streams delivered, four of which with actual relevant content (the first was merely an introduction), I know so much more about live streaming than when I started. Tell me I am wrong if you want, but I think sharing my lessons learned is a good idea. Maybe it motivates you to start streaming. Maybe it helps you start. Maybe… you never know!

So, this blog is a story of my journey, or adventure, with live streaming so far.

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Fun with Interfaces: Patterns

Today I had my fifth live stream. The topic was interfaces, and this time I took a different angle at it: patterns. When I polled about live stream topics you’d like to hear about, most of you said “patterns”. So today’s stream covers several patterns and puts them in perspective of interfaces, or the opposite way around, however you like it.

The stream is available on my new http://vjeko.live/ page, and here it is if you hate clicking.

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Live Schedule for December

After a lot of fun with interfaces on Friday, I’ve received a lot of very encouraging feedback. It seems that the decision to start live video blogging was right, and I am sticking with it.

I’ve realized that on Friday I didn’t announce any schedule for the period ahead, so here’s what we are going to do in coming Fridays.

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Fun with Interfaces

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Today I've streamed the Fun with Interfaces video blog at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSMHL32c5mg and the recording is now published online. This was the first session I ever delivered about interfaces, and I…

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Understanding renaming/moving files with git

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Source code files are living things. We add new ones and change their content on daily basis. Occasionally we delete them, too. Git is amazingly efficient when it comes to tracking these kinds of changes.

However, sometimes we need to change the file name, or file path, or both. And if you are an AL developer who has ever transformed a C/AL project into AL, you have probably done this at least once, for all .al files in the project.

And this is where git may surprise you. After you rename a file, sometimes you’ll notice that git detects it as a rename. But on other occasions it will not be the case.

Let’s dive in.

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