GitHub at Grace Hopper 2014

We're excited to be back at the Grace Hopper Conference this year! Stop by booth #108 to say hi and grab our newest sticker - the Gracehoptocat:

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We also have a few events this week that we'd love to see you at:

GitHub Training Workshops

When: Wednesday, October 8th at 12:30–1:30pm, 2:00-3:00pm, 3:30-4:30pm
Where: South Ballroom at the Phoenix Convention Center

The basics of contributing to open source with GitHub: The world of open source is growing, would benefit greatly from your contributions, and offers a great place to practice and refine your programming skills. The majority of the world's open source software is hosted on GitHub, and this class will get you started with the skills you need to navigate and participate in this version control tool and collaboration platform.

Patchwork Phoenix

When: Thursday, October 9th from 6:30-9:00pm
Where: CO+HOOTS 1027 E. Washington St. #107 Phoenix, AZ 85034

Come to Patchwork and you'll leave with a merged pull request, a square on your contributions graph, and confidence to get more involved in the open source community. @rachelmyers will kick the event off with a talk on how she got started in programming and @kmariano will close things out with a lightning talk on on Octoblu, an open source project. GitHub staff, local community mentors, and pizza will also all be on hand to help you. Please register if you plan to attend.

Patchwork Night, Taipei Edition

很高興和大家宣布,十月十四號(星期二)我們將在五倍紅寶石台北出礦坑舉辦 Patchwork 活動。

We're happy to announce our next Patchwork night on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at the 5xRuby offices!

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完全不需要程式經驗/No coding experience required!

Patchwork 是一個由 GitHub 主辦,專門給初學者的 Git 與 GitHub 工作坊,完全不需要任何的程式設計的經驗就可以來參加,我們非常期待能看到你。當天現場會有飲料食物、很多東西學、很多機會交朋友。

新手們參加完工作坊後將會學到什麼是 commit、什麼是 pull request、怎麼樣 merge pull requests,最後在你 GitHub 上的 貢獻圖表 留下一個綠色的小方塊!

而如果你曾經有 Pull request 被 merge 過的經驗,我們也邀請你來當教練,與參與活動的 GitHubbers 一起幫助所有的參加者們。

Patchwork is a hands-on workshop for learning Git and GitHub. Join us to meet new people over snacks and great discussion.

Newcomers to Git and GitHub, you'll leave with a merged Pull Request, a square on your contributions graph, and confidence to get more involved in the open source community.

Mentors, if you've ever had a Pull Request merged, come help others feel that warm glow of accomplishment!

一起學,比較好/Learning is better together

我、@jlord@sophiec@dice,和教練們將在現場回答大家所有的問題、幫助大家送出人生第一個 pull request。

@dice 將會在活動中跟大家分享他學程式的心路歷程,我們也很高興能邀請到唐鳳(@audreyt)來跟我們分享她在開源程式開發路上的經歷。

Myself, @jlord, @sophiec, @dice, and community mentors will be on hand to answer your questions and help you achieve your first merged Pull Request.

@dice will kick the event off with a talk on how he got started in programming, and we have also invited @audreyt to share with us her experience on contributing in open source.

活動細節/Details:

  • 給 Git 和 GitHub 的初學者。
  • 十月十四號(星期二)晚上七點到十點。
  • 五倍紅寶石台北出礦坑 – 台北市長安西路 150 號 11 樓。
  • 最近的捷運站是中山站和台北車站。
  • 註冊登記:

註冊之後,你將會在活動前幾天收到工作坊的細節,要安裝哪些程式等等,讓你可以先做個準備。當然活動當天現場也是會有教練幫忙。

  • For: Git and GitHub beginners.
  • When? Tuesday, October 14 from 7:00-10:00pm.
  • Where? 5xRuby – No. 150, Chang'an West Rd, Taipei (Nearest MRT stations are Zhongshan Station and Taipei Main Station.)
  • RSVP:
    • Want to learn Git and Github? RSVP as an attendee.
    • Want to help guide future open source maintainers and contributors? RSVP as a mentor.

Once registered, you'll receive an email a few days before the event with details on what to have installed on your computer so you can hit the ground running.

Berlin Meetup

Join @schacon, @mhagger, @vmg, @mastahyeti, @fooforge, @danishkhan, @mislav, @pmn and @jdennes for beers in Kreuzberg on Wednesday, October 8th at 20:00.

The Facts:

  • Wednesday, October 8th at 20:00.
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Seoul Talk and Meetup

We're in Seoul, Korea for DEVIEW 2014 this week! In collaboration with the Seoul Tech Society, I'll be giving a talk on GitHub Secrets open to the public on Tuesday, September 30 at 19:45. Please RSVP here if you plan to attend.

Seoul at night by Charles Lam - CC BY-SA 2.0

Following the talk, come join us at the nearby Mekjuya/맥주야 bar (2nd floor) at 21:30. No need to RSVP for the after party, just show up ready for great conversations and a beer on GitHub.

The Details

  • Talk: September 30, 2014 at 19:45
  • Location: D.CAMP, 683-34 Yeoksam-dong‎, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 6th floor.
  • After Party: September 30, 2014 at 21:30
  • Location: Mekjuya/맥주야, 705-6 Yeoksam-dong Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 2nd floor

London Meetup

I'll be at London's Future of Web Apps 2014 next week, and we're throwing a meetup for Londoners on Sunday. Join us! You don't need to be going to the conference to come to the meetup.

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The details

  • Sunday, September 28 at 18:00.
  • Strongroom Bar, 120-124 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3SQ.

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We'll be picking up the tab for your favorite non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks, so come on out and meet your fellow London techies — everyone is welcome!

Patchwork Night SF Edition

We're happy to announce a Patchwork hack night on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at GitHub HQ.

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No coding experience needed

Patchwork is a hands-on workshop for learning Git and GitHub. Join us for a night of hacking and snacking, and make some new friends while you're at it!

Forks you don't eat with? Branches not made of wood?

Newcomers to Git and GitHub, you'll be creating your own open source project. You will leave with a merged Pull Request, a square on your contributions graph, and confidence to get more involved in the open source community.

Mentors, if you've ever had a Pull Request merged, now's your chance to share the love and help someone else get started on this journey.

Learning is better together

Myself, @rachelmyers, @bleikamp, @chrissiebrodigan, @paulcbetts and other GitHub staff, and local community mentors will be on hand to answer your questions and help you create your first open source project and achieve your first merged Pull Request.

@jlord will kick the event off with a talk on how she got started in programming and a community member will close things out with a lightning talk on their experience in open source.

Details:

  • For: Git and GitHub beginners.
  • When? Tuesday, Sept 30 from 6:30-9:00pm.
  • Where? GitHub HQ, 88 Colin P Kelly Jr St (at Brannan St), San Francisco, CA 94107
  • RSVP:
    • Want to learn Git and Github? RSVP as an attendee.
    • Want to help guide future open source maintainers and contributors? RSVP as a mentor.

Mentors, you'll receive an email a few days before the event with details about what to expect and the curriculum. We'll be teaching Git concepts and making a Pull Request using the GitHub Flow.

GitHub Meetup: Memphis

GitHub is proudly sponsoring HACKMemphis this weekend. @jameswhite and I will be down visiting and would like to buy you a :beers: or :cocktail: and talk about whatever strikes you mood. We do enjoy a good DIY discussion!

Let's meet up at Fox and Hound! If you're in town for the conference, or happen to live in the Memphis, come on down and say hello and have some of your favorite adult or non-adult beverages on us!

The Details

  • When: Thursday, September 18 @ 6:00 PM
  • Where: 5101 Sanderlin Road, Suite 100 Memphis TN 38117

Patchwork Night, NYC Edition

We're happy to announce a Patchwork hack night on Thursday, September 18, 2014, co-hosted with our friends at Dev Bootcamp NYC's campus.

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No coding experience needed

Patchwork is a hands-on workshop for learning Git and GitHub. Join us for a night of hacking and snacking, and make some new friends while you're at it!

Forks you don't eat with? Branches not made of wood?

Newcomers to Git and GitHub, you'll leave with a merged Pull Request, a square on your contributions graph, and confidence to get more involved in the open source community.

Mentors, if you've ever had a Pull Request merged, now's your chance to share the love and help someone else create some magic.

Learning is better together

Myself, @chrissiebrodigan @dewski @rothsa @balevine @bleikamp @rachelmyers and other GitHub staff, and local community mentors will be on hand to answer your questions and help you achieve your first merged Pull Request.

@aroben will kick the event off with a talk on how he got started in programming and a community member will close things out with a lightning talk on an open source project.

Details:

  • For: Git and GitHub beginners.
  • When? Thursday, September 18 from 6:30-9:00pm.
  • Where? Dev Bootcamp's office at 48 Wall St, New York, NY 10005
  • RSVP:
    • Want to learn Git and Github? RSVP as an attendee.
    • Want to help guide future open source maintainers and contributors? RSVP as a mentor.

Once registered, you'll receive an email a few days before the event with details on what to have installed on your computer so you can hit the ground running.

Patchwork Night Boulder Edition

We're happy to announce a Patchwork hack night at GitHub's new Boulder office.

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No coding experience required!

Patchwork is a hands-on workshop for learning Git and GitHub. We'd love for you to join us. There will be snacks for fortified hackin', lots to learn, and new friends to be made.

Forks you don't eat with? Branches not made of wood?

Newcomers to Git and GitHub, you'll leave with a merged pull request, a square on your contributions graph, and confidence to get more involved in the open source community.

Mentors, if you've ever had a pull request merged, come help others feel that warm glow of accomplishment!

Learning is better together

Myself, @jdmaturen, @derekgr, @kateguarente, @technoweenie (our speaker), @nathansobo (creator of Atom.io), other GitHub staff, and community mentors will be on hand to answer your questions and help you achieve your first merged pull request.

Details:

  • For: Git and GitHub beginners.
  • When? Thursday, August 14th from 6:00-9:00pm.
  • Where? GitHub's Boulder office, 1300 Walnut St., Suite 101, Boulder, CO 80302
  • RSVP:
    • Want to learn Git and Github? RSVP as an attendee.
    • Want to help guide future open source maintainers and contributors? RSVP as a mentor.

Once registered, you'll receive an email a few days before the event with details on what to have installed on your computer so you can hit the ground running.

Pub Quiz Night in Portland

We'll be at OSCON next week and you're invited to join us on Wednesday, July 23 at 6:30pm for Pub Quiz Night at Spirit of 77 in Portland, OR, co-hosted with Fastly. Even if you aren't attending OSCON come down for bar bites, beers, and showing off your open source knowledge in the pub quiz. Space is limited, so please RSVP

Spirit of 77

The Details:

Patchwork July

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It's time for another Patchwork night at GitHub HQ, next Thursday, July 10th!

Patchwork nights are hands-on help sessions for people new to Git and GitHub. You'll leave with a merged pull request on an open source project, green squares on your contribution graph, and the excited feeling of learning a lot of new tips and tricks to keep going strong on your own!

If you want to help mentor future open sourcers, this night is for you, too. Along with other GitHubbers (including some in-SF-for-a-limited-time-only 'Hubbers @muan, @mikemcquaid, and @michaeltwofish!), you'll help attendees with questions throughout the evening. Wondering if you have what it takes? If you know Git, GitHub or you've been to one of our Patchwork nights in SF or London then you've got all the skills necessary to be a Patchwork mentor! We'd :heart: to see you again!

To mix things up in a really inspiring way, GitHub's own @alysonla will be joining us to talk about how she got started in open source. There will be food, drinks, and new friends to meet.

Also, no coding experience required! RSVP here.

Details:

  • Who: Git and GitHub beginners and mentors
  • When: Thursday, July 10th, 2014 6p - 9p
  • Where: GitHub HQ, 88 Colin P. Kelly Jr. St., San Francisco, CA

Photo by @muan

Join us at GitHub HQ to celebrate SF Pride

Octocat + Pride

We’re pleased to announce that we will be hosting a meetup at GitHub HQ to celebrate LGBT advocates in tech on Thursday June 26, during SF Pride Week. We hope to bring together those who are using technology to improve the lives of members of the LGBT community, hear some great speakers, and to have some fun mingling and celebrating Pride.

We’re honored to be able to host these incredible speakers below and excited to hear about their respective organizations, projects, and how people can get involved:

Registration details: The meetup will take place on Thursday, June 26 from 6pm-10pm at GitHub HQ. Register now to attend!

GitHub Meetup in Portsmouth (UK)

GitHub is coming to Portsmouth (UK)!

Come join @arfon at The White Swan on Tuesday, June 24th at 7:00pm and enjoy some of the finest cask ales, draught beers and wines in Portsmouth.

The Facts:

Portsmouth!!

London Meetup, 19th June

A good number of Hubbers are descending on :uk: London for Enterprise Apps World and Patchwork. So we thought it would be the perfect time for a GitHub Meetup.

Join @andrew, @chrissiebrodigan, @lukehefson, @muan, @mikemcquaid, @leereilly, @tjl2, @shiftkey and more on Thursday, 19th June at The Electricity Showrooms for :beer::wine_glass::octocat: and general merry-making.

The Facts:

Come on out and meet your fellow London techies - Everyone is welcome!

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GitHub Kaigi! See you in Japan!

東京のGitHubユーザーグループが主催するGitHub Kaigi(6月1日)に参加するためにGitHubのメンバー(@cobyism, @devinreams, @dice, @dsorkin, @jordanmccullough, @kansaichris, @nathansobo)6月1日に東京に行きます。Kaigi前後に開催されるいくつかのイベントにも参加をします。皆さまにお会いできるのを楽しみにしています!

A GitHub user group in Tokyo is organizing an event, GitHub Kaigi on June 1st, and a number of GitHubbers (@cobyism, @devinreams, @dice, @dsorkin, @jordanmccullough, @kansaichris, @nathansobo) will be in town to participate. There are also a few events before and after GitHub Kaigi that are being organized by our friends in Japan. We are looking forward to meeting up with you in Japan.

ライブストリーム/Note

GitHub Kaigiと勉強会の内容はGitHub Kaigiのホームページでライブストリームを行います。

GitHub Kaigi and all the subsequent seminars will be streamed live on the GitHub Kaigi home page.

懇親会/Meetup

5月30日にDeployGate社が渋谷にあるオフィスでGitHubとの共同Meetupを開催します。GitHub Kaigiに参加出来なかった方は是非このMeetupに登録をしてください。登録はこのページから可能です。

DeployGate is organizing a Meetup at their office in Shibuya for the evening of May 30th. This meetup is for folks that will not or can not attend GitHub Kaigi. Please sign up for the meetup here.

勉強会/Seminars

6月3日の週に大阪、京都、東京でGitHubのデザイナー、開発者とトレイニングチームのメンバーによる勉強会を開催します。詳しくは下記のテーブル内にあるリンク先を御覧ください。今回はそれぞれテーマが違います。

There will be three seminars in the week of June 3rd, in Osaka, Kyoto and Tokyo. Speakers from the design, engineering, and training teams will be speaking. You'll find more information in the table below.

日付/Date 場所/City 内容/Title 登録/Register
6/3 大阪/Osaka GitHub勉強会 for Designers OSAKA 申し込み
6/4 京都/Kyoto GitHub勉強会 in Kyoto 申し込み
6/6 東京/Tokyo ☆初心者のためのGitHub講座☆ 申し込み

Shibuya Crossing