Can you code, suckas?
I say, the future is ours… if you can code! Now, look what we have here before us. We’ve got the Rubyists sitting next to the Java Boys. We’ve got the BDDs right by the TDDs.
Nobody is hatin’ nobody. That… is a miracle. And miracles is the way things ought to be.
You’re standing right now with delegates from a hundred companies. And there’s over a hundred more. That’s 20,000 hardcore members. 40,000, counting consultancies, and 20,000 more, not organized, but ready to code: 60,000 developers! Now, there ain’t but 20,000 verticals in the whole town. Can you dig it?
Can you dig it?
Can. You. Dig it?
The problem in the past has been the vendors turning us against one another.
We have been unable to see the truth, because we have fighting for ten square feet of framework, our turf, our little piece of turf. That’s crap, brothers! The turf is ours by right, because it’s our turn. All we have to do is keep up the general truce.
We take over one industry at a time. Secure our territory… secure our turf… because it’s all our turf!