As part of our ongoing commitment to accelerate human progress through Social Impact initiatives, we’re offering students 30-minute, 1:1 micro-mentoring sessions with GitHub employees ahead of Universe.
We’re excited to announce a Patchwork hack night on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, that will be co-hosted with our friends at BizDojo at their Project: Blank Canvas space in Wellington, New Zealand.
Patchwork is a self-directed hands-on workshop for learning Git and GitHub. You will be able to go at your own pace, with the help of a community mentor nearby in case you run into any trouble. Join us for a night of hacking and snacking and make some new friends while you’re at it!
Forks you don’t eat with? Branches not made of wood?
Mentors: if you’ve ever had a pull request merged, now is your chance to share the love and help someone else create magic.
@jlord, @benbalter, @bkeepers, and local community mentors, will be on hand to walk you through the Hello World tutorial, answer your questions, help you create your first open source project and achieve your first merged pull request.
We’ll begin with a story about getting started in open source, spend time on the tutorial in small groups, and then close things out with a lightning talk from @kellective, one of the organizers of Rails Girls Wellington. We are so happy to have her with us!
- For: Git and GitHub beginners.
- When? Tuesday, April 14, 2015 6:30-9:30 pm
- Where? Project: Blank Canvas, Level 2, 115 Tory St, Te Aro, Wellington, 6011 New Zealand
Once registered, you’ll receive an email before the event with details about the tutorial.
Food and refreshments will be provided.