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Ben Balter is a Senior Product Manager at GitHub where he oversees Product Security and Platform Health. Ben was previously responsible for the platform's trust and safety efforts, delivering more than 500 individual staff- and user-facing features in support of community management, content moderation, privacy, and compliance to ensure the GitHub community remained safe and welcoming for all software developers. Before joining GitHub's Product team, Ben served as GitHub's Government Evangelist, leading the efforts to encourage more than 2,000 government organizations across 75 countries to adopt open source philosophies for code, data, and policy development.

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  1. 🌐 Jekyll is a blog-aware static site generator in Ruby

    Ruby 41.5k 9.1k

  2. One-click WordPress plugin that converts all posts, pages, taxonomies, metadata, and settings to Markdown and YAML which can be dropped into Jekyll

    PHP 944 130

  3. A site to provide non-judgmental guidance on choosing a license for your open source project

    Ruby 2.1k 937

  4. A ruby gem to liberate content from Microsoft Word documents

    Ruby 1.2k 136

  5. A Ruby Gem to detect under what license a project is distributed.

    Ruby 435 171

  6. A Jekyll plugin that provides users with a traditional CMS-style graphical interface to author content and administer Jekyll sites.

    JavaScript 2.3k 311

1,459 contributions in the last year

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October 2020

Created a pull request in benbalter/word-to-markdown that received 1 comment

Bump ruby version

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17 contributions in private repositories Oct 1 – Oct 22

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