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like the new intro

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Re. the talking head. For me, it's an epic distraction from the main content. It's nice to put a human face to the voice, but overlaying the entire video seems wrong to me. Don't know if others feel the same, but I'd suggest just popping up at the start & at moments when body language/gestures actually add to the pedagogical value.

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Hi Chris. I have a question.

If i use this:
= month_calendar events: @dances, previous_link: events_ajax_previous_link, next_link: events_ajax_next_link do |start_date, dances|
= start_date.strftime("%d") if start_date.present?
- dances.each do |dance|
%h6.cal
= link_to dance.style.name, dance_path(dance)

to show an event (in this case a dance event), and it works fine for one event but

HOW do i SHOW a recurring dance event, lets say next 3 recurrences like below but that it shows on each recurrence date on the calendar?

= dance.converted_schedule.next_occurrences(3)
i can show the dates with this code but i want them to show in the calendar.

ALSO is there a way to show multiple type of events from different models all in the same calendar?

thank you!

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For both recurring events and various types, you just have to make them into one array and pass them in. So rather than calling them @dances, you might use @events and create it like so:

@events = Dance.all + Meeting.all

I just recorded a basic episode on recurring events, but you'd just generate them in memory and add them into this @events array. The calendar doesn't need to know anything about recurring events, just needs the individual events to display.

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