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Automattic Grand Meetup 2015 – Day 1

I landed in Salt Lake City yesterday afternoon, and took the shuttle to the Canyons Resort in Park City.  We had an informal light dinner buffet where everyone was just hanging around getting to know each other.  It was tough being a new guy, but everyone is super friendly and excited to be here.

The way these events are structured is that you have your choice of either spending time doing your normal job, working on a specific project with a team (which may not be your normal team), or taking a class.  I opted to take a class on building React components, which is a driving technology behind a lot of what A8C is working on right now.

So that class is what’s going to dominate my schedule for the next couple days.  But on the fun side of things, tonight a group of us are getting together to watch horror movies.  Should be fun.

P. S. –  Here’s the view from my room:

Panorama of the mountain view of Park City