JAX Editor Chris Mayer managed to catch a few minutes with Github trainer Tim Berglund at JAXConf 2013, to discuss the social coding hub’s radical success over 5 years. Tim also reveals his top tips for those who’ve not jumped on board with Git yet, as well as telling us why he loves Git.
Join GitHub trainer and evangelist Tim Berglund for a look at Git, from the bits up. This talk is not for the Git beginner, but a more advanced look at “weird internals stuff” and obscure commands that will reveal a sort of internal API that is there for you to use and help expose you to certain intrinsic software design insights that can be had from looking at Git at this level.”If you want to be that person on the team that’s like the Git Weirdo…you’re gonna need to know this stuff.” – Tim Berglund. Filming courtesy of Marakana – marakana.com
In this JAX Magazine article, Tim Berglund is our guide in getting to grips with one of GitHubs core features.
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Some systems are too large to be understood entirely by any one human mind. They are composed of a diverse array of individual components capable of interacting with each other and adapting to a changing environment. As systems, they produce behavior that differs in kind from the behavior of their components. Tim Berglund discusses the emerging discipline of Complexity Theory that seeks to describe such phenomena previously encountered in biology, sociology, economics, and other disciplines. Beyond new ways of looking at ant colonies, fashion trends, and national economies, complexity theory promises powerful insights to software development. The Internetperhaps the most valuable piece of computing infrastructure of the present daymay fit the description of a complex
Tim Berglund talks to the Gradleware CEO Hans Dockter. Find out why Dockter says Gradle ‘makes the impossible possible, the possibly easy and the easy elegant’.
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