NZ vs. Australia originally
Organizers picked dream team
@sneak, @matthewbuchanan, @mandamonium
Web site design in 48 hours for charity who never met before
CodeBlacks mailing list
Amanda Project Manager
Avoid coffee(!) -- V @ 2am => interesting results :)
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Network issues - don't assume 24/7 availability of internet etc.
Communal meals and mixing
Friday night setup
9:30 - 10am in Town Hall
11am meet client
Te Hua Rangitane Trust was CodeBlacks charity
@risk youth etc.
Processes - how are kids looked after in the programs?
Client present for all but ~4 hours
clarification on the spot - invaluable
SilverStripe as CMS?
Low stress - calmest of all teams
vs. "expletives/blaspheming" from other teams
Organizing team fantastic - Natasha? (here)
Lots of volunteers
Facebook site hooked in
Used GIT as SCCS/versioning
traditionally used SVN
Don't use unfamiliar technology in a competition situation
Can specify environment for server and ongoing sponsored hosting
Videos, photographs etc.
Judges around a bit - could talk to them'