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Expedia Seattle
645 Elliott Ave W #200,
Seattle

6:45pm Networking
7:00pm Presentation
8:45pm Beers!

Chair Nimret Sandhu
Community Leaders
Freddy Guime
Ben Garnaat
Founder Jayson Raymond

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SeaJUG is an all volunteer effort - which means items such as the website and mailing list are updated as schedules afford. We meet on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. We need suggestions/volunteers for topics! If you'd like to donate your time/skills to the cause, contact Nimret Sandhu.

21 Aug 2012 : From subversion to Git and GitHub: Leveling up with Version Control

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This month's presenter is provided by the 2012 Pacific Northwest Software Symposium and there will be a raffle for a free pass to the conference.

Matthew McCullough, the VP of Training for GitHub, has been training on all things Git for 5 years and is deeply involved in teaching students about the command line Git tool, its underlying engineering, and the web based components of GitHub and how they've transformed the landscape of collaborative coding.

Version control has frequently been regarded as a mere annoyance; a way to back up source code so you don't lose it if your hard drive dies. However, version control has always had higher aspirations and the combination of Git and GitHub are making some of those ideas possible.

We'll take a look at the migration paths from SVN to Git, including:

... and we'll continue that line of thinking but bring it up a level of abstraction to encompass the team point of view, discussing:

Speaker: Matthew McCullough presented by No Fluff Just Stuff Conference

Matthew McCullough, Vice President of Training for GitHub, is an energetic 15 year veteran of enterprise software development, world-traveling open source educator, and co-founder of a US consultancy. All of these activities provide him avenues of sharing success stories of leveraging Git and GitHub. Matthew is a contributing author to the Version Control with Git, Building and Testing with Gradle and Jenkins: The Definitive Guide O'Reilly books and creator of the Git Master Class series for O'Reilly. Matthew regularly speaks on the No Fluff Just Stuff conference tour, is the author of the DZone Git RefCard, and is President of the Denver Open Source Users Group.

Pizza and Pop will be provided by TekSystems and I will NOT be video-taping the meeting.