GitHub for the Rest of Us – WordCamp US, 2015

GitHub is one of the most important and least understood tools of the open source community. At the inaugural WordCamp US in Philadelphia, I presented a 10 minute lightning talk to help make sense of Git and GitHub through the prism of science fiction. Here are the slides.

Authored Content, Episode 7: GitHub, code.org, Google Glass, and Windows 8 applications

The Authored Content crew teams up with developer and educator David Gassner to talk GitHub, Code.org, Google Glass, and get a demo of Windows 8 app development. Watch the video and join the discussion! You can watch all the episodes of Authored Content on YouTube (playlist), like Authored Content on Facebook, and join the Authored…

tryGit – Finally an easy way to learn Git and GitHub

If you have ever tried to use GitHub and half an hour later wanted to throw your computer out the window, you are not alone. To save computers everywhere from high falls and imminent death, the good people at GitHub and Code School have created tryGit, a 15 minute interactive course that teaches you how…

GitHub for Windows changes everything

If you’ve spent any amount of time in the web development world or lifted the lid on the code behind your own or someone else’s website, you will at some point have encountered a site called GitHub. GitHub is the home of millions of open source code repositories that are in constant flux and evolution,…