After the weekly business dinner meeting, we gathered outside the restaurant
(in Mizner Park in Boca Raton, Florida) on a bench next to the valet
parking, found a power outlet and plugged in Rob's laptop so he could show
us some Flash-5
work he's been
doing for the website we're working on.
Fairly impressive stuff and as we discussed things, Rob, Mark and I hung
around working on adding some functionality to the demo. This was Mark and
I's first real look at the scripting language behind Flash-5 and in the two
hours we were sitting on the bench Mark managed to implement an idea that
We also attracted a rather large crowd of people watching us hack away on
Flash. Throughout the evening, Mark was pestered by a guy from
to hire him and offering him stock options in the company.
It was only afterwards did I realize we should have placed a hat down in
front of us to collect tips.
Maybe next time we do the Street Programmer thang …
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