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Monday, May 16 • 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Collaborating and Contributing in GitHub

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GitHub is a popular Web-based repository for software projects (both code and documentation) and a large open source community that makes both collaboration and source control more efficient. In this session, we will learn how to set up a GitHub repository and write documentation in Markdown, plus learn about Git basics such as merges, forks, branches, and commits. We’ll also explore the social aspects of GitHub and other features (like wikis), and discuss how you can collaborate with developers to improve projects. With a live demo we will cover three ways to document projects stored in GitHub and discuss GitHub benefits.

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Nicky Bleiel

Watson Information Developer, IBM Watson
Nicky Bleiel is a Watson Information Developer at IBM. She is a Past President and Associate Fellow of STC and has over 20 years of experience writing and designing content for software products in a variety of industries. She is a popular speaker at many conferences, including the STC Summit, WritersUA, tcworld, CIDM (Content Management Strategies/DITA North America), and LavaCon; and has been published in STC’s Intercom, tcworld magazine... Read More →

Monday May 16, 2016 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Platinum 3

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