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Discussion on: I'm running my first tech workshop next week. Any general advice?

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Kim Arnett 

My advice is don't live code..

I've tried this multiple occasions and it's just a point of failure. A trick of the trade is to have all your code in another file and copy, paste it as you need it. Huge spaces/comments make it easier to separate it out.

You'll always fumble in front of a crowd- even the most brilliant people I know don't live code.

As for calming nerves/speaking - I can say once you get started it just starts flowing out of your mouth like lava and your nerves will disappear. :) Have a structure/outline next to you so if you blank you have a reference point.

Good luck! Sounds like a great workshop!