Central Iowa Software Symposium

August 2 - 4, 2013

GitHub Power Tools

Saturday - Aug 3 1:30 PM - Hancock

Tim Berglund

Tim Berglund

Director of Developer Experience at Confluent

Most developers think of Git and GitHub as two sides of the same coin, but all too often our attention is focused on the Git side alone, and not on the capabilities of Planet Earth's most-used Git hosting service. More than two million developers have already joined the site that offers amazing features like pull requests, wikis, project pages, integrated web site hosting, issue tracking, metric visualizations, permission controls, and easy integration with third-party services.

Come to this talk to learn how to make better use of GitHub through the site's commonplace and advanced features alike.

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About Tim Berglund

Tim is a teacher, author, and technology leader with Confluent, where he serves as the Senior Director of Developer Experience. He can frequently be found at speaking at conferences in the United States and all over the world. He is the co-presenter of various O’Reilly training videos on topics ranging from Git to Distributed Systems, and is the author of Gradle Beyond the Basics. He tweets as @tlberglund, blogs very occasionally at http://timberglund.com, is the co-host of the http://devrelrad.io podcast, and lives in Littleton, CO, USA with the wife of his youth and their youngest child, the other two having mostly grown up.