By Raniere Silva, Community Officer, Software Sustainability Institute
In 2015, I watched the recording of Emma Jane Hogbin Westby's talk "Teaching People Git" at Git Merge 2015. Her talk is inspiring, improves teaching skills of people like me—a Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry instructor—, and helps researchers learn version control. When I discovered that Git Merge 2017 would take place in Brussels, I knew that I should attend to be a better teacher and have a good time with other Git users.
Git Merge is organised by GitHub, one of the Git host providers, and sponsored by, among others, GitLab and Bitbucket—GitHub's competitors who show that during the event we should put our differences aside and be friends. I can say that the atmosphere of the workshop was great and everyone were very polite with each other. In addition, all ticket proceeds went to the Software Freedom Conservancy, Git’s…Continue Reading