Matthew McCullough is an energetic 18 year veteran of enterprise software development, open source education, and co-founder of Ambient Ideas, LLC, a Denver consultancy. Matthew leads the Field Services department of GitHub, is the author of the Git Master Class series for O'Reilly, has spoken at over 200 events, 30 national, and 20 international conferences, is author of three of the top DZone RefCards, and was President of the Denver Open Source Users Group for 6 years. His topics of research center around project automation, build tools (Maven, Gradle), distributed version control (Git), continuous integration (Jenkins, Hudson), collaboration (GitHub), and quality metrics (SonarQube).
Matthew resides in Olympia, Washington with his wife and three daughters, who are active in many of the outdoor activities the region has to offer.
Webcast: 5 Helpful Features of Git 1.8.0 December 07, 2012
Join us for a hands-on webcast presented by Matthew McCullough and Jon Loeliger, authors of Version Control with Git, 2nd Edition, as they take you through some highlights of the last year and a half of Git features all the way up to changes in the recently...
Webcast: The Fringes of Git April 13, 2011
In this webcast, Matthew McCullough and Tim Berglund, authors of the O'Reilly Git Master Class videos, will introduce you to the very edges of Git's capabilities. We'll show you how Git reaches further than any other version control system to provide...
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--Elliot Jaffe, Computing Reviews
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