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👋 Scott's GitHub Profile 👋

Hey there, my name is Scott Chacon and I was one of the cofounders of this here site you're using right this very minute. I wrote the Pro Git book and the Git website.

Now I live in Berlin, investing in cool companies and trying to help the world learn new languages.

  • 💻 I’m currently working on Chatterbug and SCNE
  • 🌱 I’m currently learning German and React
  • 🤔 I’m looking for people building great product in Berlin
  • 💬 Ask me about Berlin, Git, wine, German or learning languages
  • 📫 How to reach me: or Twitter @chacon
  • ✍️ I blog on Medium sometimes

🌎 My Languages 🌎

  • 🇺🇸 English: Native
  • 🇩🇪 German: B2
  • 🤟 ASL: ~B1
  • 🇫🇷 French: A2
  • 🇲🇽 Spanish: A1
  • 🇯🇵 Japanese: ありがとうございます (that's it, that's all of my Japanese)

What does A1/B1/etc mean?


  1. An AirTable backed Hungarian algorithm solution to office desk assignment


  2. The website. Note that this repository is only for the website; issues with git itself should go to

    Ruby 1.8k 932

  3. Pro Git 2nd Edition

    CSS 3.9k 1.6k

  4. 1
    HTTP transfer protocols
    Git supports two HTTP based transfer protocols.  A "dumb" protocol
    which requires only a standard HTTP server on the server end of the
  5. A cross-platform, linkable library implementation of Git that you can use in your application.

    C 7.5k 2k

  6. rubynation talk

    JavaScript 14 5

964 contributions in the last year

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Contribution activity

August 2020

23 contributions in private repositories Aug 1 – Aug 7

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