Writing a Crochet Pattern is like Writing Code @ Madison Ruby: Chicago Edition

May 10, 2018 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Newberry Library
60 W Walton St
Chicago, IL 60610

DevMynd Senior Software Consultant Mercedes Bernard will be presenting her talk “Writing a Crochet Pattern is like Writing Code” at Madison Ruby.

We all have hobbies we like to do when we leave the office, but that doesn’t mean we have to shut down our programmer minds at the end of the day. I love to crochet in my spare time and in many cases, the approach to crafting is the same as coding. You wouldn’t believe how similar writing a crochet pattern is to writing code. There are hardware requirements, different languages, loops, methods, and modeling diagrams. In this talk, I’ll show how reading and writing crochet patterns uses many of the same fundamental principles as coding, complete with Ruby code samples and personal crochet samples. You will walk away thinking about coding principles and their applications beyond your screen. You might even become interested in learning to crochet!

Kelsey is the Marketing Coordinator at DevMynd. She has been with the company since 2016.