Georgia Here I Come
At the Real Studio Summit 2011 in Atlanta
Issue: 9.4 (May/June 2011)
Author: Marc Zeedar editor-at-rsdeveloper.com
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It feels like decades since the last RB conference I attended. Has it really only been three years? I'm excited, yet nervous about the travel. I'm always worried I'll forget something critical.
This year I decided to experiment in several ways. I wanted to travel light, so I made the choice to leave my laptop and GPS at home. This was risky: I was giving a presentation and not having a laptop could make that more difficult as I wouldn't be able to make last minute changes. But I figured I didn't really need a laptop: it wasn't like I was going to have any spare time for programming and my presentation didn't require any on-the-fly coding or app demonstration. The only thing that was necessary was the ability to type as I like to take notes and write my conference article while the memory's fresh, so I bought an Apple Bluetooth keyboard and discovered it transformed my iPad into a terrific writing instrument (in fact, I'm typing this in Pages on my iPad with that keyboard). The addition of critical arrow keys means iPad is finally usable for editing and rewriting instead of just awkward first drafts.
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