The Fringes of Git
Date: This event took place live on April 13 2011
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.
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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. There are plenty of "Getting Started with Git" sessions on the web, but we'd like to take 40 minutes of your time in an entirely different direction. These 40 minutes (followed by Q&A) will primarily be live coding with a few diagrams for reference. We'll show you how Git reaches further than any other version control system to provide capabilities for both the novice and the master craftsperson.
About Matthew McCullough
Matthew McCullough is an energetic 15 year veteran of enterprise software development, open source education, and co-founder of Ambient Ideas, LLC, a Denver consultancy. Matthew currently is a trainer for GitHub.com, author of the Git Master Class series for O'Reilly, speaker at over 200 events, 30 national and international conferences, author of three of the top 10 DZone RefCards, and President of the Denver Open Source Users Group. His current topics of research center around project automation: build tools (Maven, Leiningen, Gradle), distributed version control (Git), Continuous Integration (Jenkins, Hudson) and Quality Metrics (Sonar). Matthew resides in Denver, Colorado with his beautiful wife and two young daughters, who are active in nearly every outdoor activity Colorado has to offer.
About Tim Berglund
Tim Berglund runs a consulting firm called the August Technology Group, which provides training and development services to customers building web applications with open-source tools running on the JVM. He likes it best when these include Groovy and Grails.
His technology interests span web applications, business integration, data architecture, and software architecture, but his greatest passion is to help developers improve in their craft. He is a speaker internationally and at conferences and user groups in the United States, and helps lead the Denver Open Source User Group.
He lives in Littleton, CO with the wife of his youth and their three children.