Ruwan is talking on the #1 Most Requested Topic for SharePoint Saturday, Release Management. As a developer, he loves to code all day and code all night, but considers the topic closer to the typical Administrator Role.
Focus on keeping the Live environment stable and consistent with all “experimentation” on another server farm.
Also, here’s a picture of Chad Schroeder presenting on Building an ECB-initiated Collaboration Feature. Chad’s talk was based on a real world solution for a SharePoint client who wanted functionality similar to some features of Google Docs.