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Patchwork Brussels

Are you going to be in town for FOSDEM? We'd love if you joined us at our next Patchwork hack night. It will be on January 29, 2016 and will…


Are you going to be in town for FOSDEM? We’d love if you joined us at our next Patchwork hack night. It will be on January 29, 2016 and will be co-hosted with our friends at Silversquare Coworking – Louise in Brussels.


GitHubbers @amateurhuman, @shlomi-noach, @tracicakes, and @mikemcquaid, as well as local community mentors, will be on hand to walk you through the Git-It tutorial, answer your questions, and help you work through Git on the command line.

No coding experience needed

Patchwork is a self-directed, hands-on workshop for learning Git and GitHub. The atmosphere is casual and informal; it is not an event full of presented tutorials and copious note-taking. 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!

Newcomers to Git and GitHub: you’ll leave with a merged pull request, a square on your contributions graph, and confidence to get more involved in the open source community.

Mentors: if you’ve ever had a pull request merged, now is your chance to share the love and help someone else create magic.


  • For: Git and GitHub beginners.
  • When? 29 January 2016, 18:30-21:30
  • Where? Silversquare Coworking, Avenue Louise 523, 1050 Brussel, Belgium
  • RSVP:
    • Want to learn Git and GitHub? RSVP as an attendee.
    • Want to help guide future open source maintainers and contributors? RSVP as a mentor.

Once registered, you’ll receive an email before the event with more details.

If you do not yet have a GitHub account, we ask that you sign up at before you attend the event. It’s fast, easy, and of course, free. That way you’ll be ready to go right out of the gate.

We will provide food and refreshments. If you have any food allergies, please let us know during registration.

This facility is wheelchair-accessible.

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