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Pig, mail # dev - Did anything interesting come out of the Strata Pig meetup, from a dev perspective?


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Re: Did anything interesting come out of the Strata Pig meetup, from a dev perspective?
Jonathan Coveney 2012-10-26, 20:35
Would love to know more about the usability comments.

2012/10/26 Russell Jurney <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>

> We got bad video that I'll post, and two sets of slides: Alan's intro
> to Pig and Daniel Dai's new features in Pig 0.11. We had TONS of
> questions to a panel of three (from the left: Mat Kelcey, Alan Gates,
> Doug Daniels), and I will track/comment in JIRA when questioners
> aren't able to do so and post a summary here/@user. Many questions
> were about low-hanging usability fruit, which is exciting, as they are
> (relatively) easy fixes. There was positive feedback about the new
> outputSchema API.
>
> I'll post all this stuff once we're airborne.
>
> Other highlights included:
>
> * We flyered for the event all over Strata. I played human billboard.
> * The flyers promised Cupcakes from Magnolia Bakery
> * We had almost 100 ppl in attendance
> * We had enough cupcakes to go around (thanks to Kim Truong from
> Horton marketing)
> * Mortar Data will continue to organize NYC meetups, and we'll
> continue to sponsor those as well
>
>
>
> Russell Jurney twitter.com/rjurney
>
>
> On Oct 26, 2012, at 2:54 PM, Jonathan Coveney <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> > I am told that the turnout was really good, and that it was generally
> high
> > quality.
> >
> > I'm curious, for the people who were there, if there were any salient
> > themes from the people there that would require development effort. This
> > could be scripting language support, Hcat integration, optimization,
> > cleaner whitespace, whatever.
> >
> > I'm sure there will be an HW blog post about it but I'm looking for stuff
> > that could help influence what 0.12 looks like.
> > Jon
>