Videos

The People’s Code – GitHub Universe 2016

The People’s Code – GitHub Universe 2016

10 months ago
Senior Technology Advisor Alvand Salehi, from the White House Office of the Federal CIO, discusses efforts of the US Federal Government to embrace open source and work with the community to improve the function of government through code. About GitHub Universe: GitHub Universe is a two-day conference dedicated to the creativity and curiosity of the […]
Building and Scaling a Distributed and Inclusive Team – GitHub Universe 2016

Building and Scaling a Distributed and Inclusive Team – GitHub Universe 2016

10 months ago
The current status quo in running and scaling out teams is to have everyone work in the same or at least in different offices. With the rise of open source, a different model of working and collaborating has emerged that is adopted by more and more companies, especially as they struggle to hire talent, build […]
Introducing New Workflow Improvements: Code Review & Projects – GitHub Universe 2016

Introducing New Workflow Improvements: Code Review & Projects – GitHub Universe 2016

10 months ago
Join Ayman Nadeem, Pat Nakajima, and Connor Sears, from GitHub as they introduce two major workflow improvements to GitHub. Code review improvements introduce the ability to request changes or approve pull requests, with the intent of eliminating ambiguity around next steps, and helping hold one another accountable to ship quality code. Projects on GitHub aim […]
Crossing the Language Divide in Open Source Projects – GitHub Universe 2016

Crossing the Language Divide in Open Source Projects – GitHub Universe 2016

11 months ago
In The Hitchhikers’s Guide to the Galaxy, the Babel Fish is a universal translator. By allowing all beings to communicate regardless of language, it ‘neatly crosses the language divide between any species’. Aditya Mukerjee, an Engineer at Stripe notes in this talk that most programming languages are designed for English speakers, and most open source […]
Code Review is an Architectural Necessity – GitHub Universe 2016

Code Review is an Architectural Necessity – GitHub Universe 2016

11 months ago
Colin Dean, a software engineer with IBM Watson, discusses the benefits and challenges of Code Review within organizations. Code Review is not a new concept, but a specific term for an older concept — Peer Review — that focuses the review process on the code under examination instead of the person who submitted it. While […]
Making online collaboration safer at GitHub – GitHub Universe 2016

Making online collaboration safer at GitHub – GitHub Universe 2016

11 months ago
The internet is not a safe place for many marginalized people, and efforts by social media companies to address the problem of online harassment have been largely ineffective. As the premier platform for social coding, GitHub has unfortunately faced many of these same problems. Danielle Leong, Application Engineer at GitHub, will provide insight into how […]
GitHub Integrations – GitHub Universe 2016

GitHub Integrations – GitHub Universe 2016

11 months ago
We have added a new way of building on top of GitHub: Integrations. This session, hosted by Keavy McMinn, Engineer at GitHub, will take a look at how and why we took a fresh look at how third party services extend GitHub. We’ll look at some common use cases for extending GitHub, and how they […]
Pains & Gains: Five Short Stories – GitHub Universe 2016

Pains & Gains: Five Short Stories – GitHub Universe 2016

11 months ago
Working on open source project has its challenges, and not all of them are technical. We struggle with tools, yes, but also process and culture. Workflows that work in one context often fail to help in another. The success of an open source project hinges on the people who use it, the people who improve […]
YesSQL, process and tooling at scale – GitHub Universe 2016

YesSQL, process and tooling at scale – GitHub Universe 2016

11 months ago
Rocio Delgado will dig into how GitHub creates a culture of performance to keep delivering a product that is fast and highly available. We’ll discuss common pitfalls for database performance degradation, monitoring tools to help identify problems, and common solutions, including MySQL indexing optimization. About GitHub Universe: GitHub Universe is a two-day conference dedicated to […]
Implementing and Using GraphQL at GitHub – GitHub Universe 2016

Implementing and Using GraphQL at GitHub – GitHub Universe 2016

11 months ago
With the GitHub GraphQL API, GitHub is creating a new way of exposing our data for integrators and our own engineers at GitHub. GraphQL works very differently than our REST API’s and the GitHub GraphQL API has the added benefit of being the same platform GitHub Engineers are beginning to use. In this session, Dan […]
InnerSource: Reaping the Benefits of Open Source, Behind Your Firewall

InnerSource: Reaping the Benefits of Open Source, Behind Your Firewall

11 months ago
Open source communities thrive on transparent collaboration, and companies of all sizes have taken note. As more enterprises participate in open source, the benefits can’t be ignored—whether it’s hiring talented and proven engineers to leveraging and contributing back to popular open source projects. More companies are asking themselves how they can take advantage of these […]
gh-ost: GitHub’s online schema migrations tool for MySQL – GitHub Universe 2016

gh-ost: GitHub’s online schema migrations tool for MySQL – GitHub Universe 2016

11 months ago
Shlomi Noach, Senior Infrastructure Engineer at GitHub, introduces GitHub’s latest open source release: gh-ost, a schema migration solution for MySQL. gh-ost changes the online migration paradigm and overcomes today’s limitations and difficulties in MySQL table migrations. gh-ost was designed with performance and operations in mind. It is triggerless, controllable, auditable, suspendable, and testable. Shlomi will […]