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Welcome to the collaborative web

2f4861b27dc35663ed271d39f5358261?s=47 Tim Clem
December 11, 2012

Welcome to the collaborative web

What is GitHub style collaboration and why does it matter? What is a pull request? You don't need to be a coder to understand why these powerful ideas are changing how we work together in the modern world.

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Tim Clem

December 11, 2012
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  1. welcome to the collaborative web tim clem • icerm •

    december 2012
  2. i’m tim clem github.com/tclem

  3. i live in san francisco

  4. i work at GitHub design · engineering

  5. what the hell is a github?

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  8. no really. what’s a github?

  9. the best place to build software together

  10. the social web like · +1 · — · props

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  11. the social web

  12. the social web collaborative

  13. building better software together github is all about

  14. the pull request

  15. code first ask questions later

  16. fork step 1

  17. make something better step 2

  18. talk about it step 3

  19. an asynchronous conversation that starts with code pull requests are

  20. fork step 1

  21. fork

  22. make something better step 2

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  26. talk about it step 3

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  28. talk about it! no really

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  30. merge

  31. a process with a URL pull requests are

  32. collaboration without coordination pull requests allow

  33. electronic avoid meatspace

  34. available everything has a URL

  35. asynchronous do not disturb

  36. lock free ask forgiveness, not permissions

  37. but... make face time count

  38. make it easier to work together than it is to

    work alone
  39. hacking github https://github.com/unitedstates/congress https://github.com/whitehouse https://github.com/mattbellis/ Siena_College_Physics_2012_2013_Dark_matter_detection https://github.com/bundestag/gesetze

  40. but i don’t code!

  41. tools mac, windows, and more

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  45. github.com/defunkt/hub

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  48. but also... learn to code :)

  49. software is eating the world

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  53. github.com/tclem twitter.com/timothyclem cheers