So, with the excitement that was our first coding dojo, we didn't have much time to talk about next week's meeting.  Let's do it here.

I envision a group of 10 to 12 Ignite talks about HTML5 (and CSS3) topics.  These should not try to teach us the topic!!!  Instead, think of them as little teasers about what is possible in HTML5.  We'll use the ideas we have here as a starting point for the meetings for the rest of November.  

For example, if I present rounded rectangles in CSS and you all think rounded rectangles are an amazing idea, we might go into how to do them in detail in the November 12 meeting.  But you might prefer geolocation or video or canvas (I hope, since rounded rectangles aren't all that exciting).  But, if you didn't know HTML5 had geolocation, how would you know you want to do it?  So, someone please do a teaser about geolocation!

Ignite talks are 5 minute talks which typically consist of 20 slides, that auto-advance after 15 seconds each.  (Lemme know if you need to know how to do this in Google Presentation.)  You should have a title slide, some examples of your topic in action, and maybe, maybe, maybe some code to show us that it's not too big or hard.  (But we don't have to learn how to do it all at the next meeting or else what would we do for the rest of November?)

Some resources I've found very useful in how to create a great talk include:
http://www.speakingaboutpresenting.com/content/fast-ignite-presentation/ 
http://scottberkun.com/2009/how-to-give-a-great-ignite-talk/
http://www.deannazandt.com/2010/03/05/an-overachievers-guide-to-prepping-for-an-ignite-talk/
http://adam.goucher.ca/?p=985

If it would help, I can get a talk ready this weekend, but I'd hate to take a topic someone else wants to present.  Comment!
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