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Brent Beer

Brent Beer
Solutions Engineer, GitHub

Website | @brntbeer

Brent Beer is a solutions engineer for GitHub in Amsterdam, helping bring Git and GitHub to developers across the world. Brent has used Git and GitHub for over five years in university classes and contributions to open source projects and professionally as a web developer. While working as a trainer for GitHub, he also became a published author for O’Reilly.

Sessions

Tools, Platforms, and APIs
Location: Salon 14
Matthew McCullough (GitHub), Brent Beer (GitHub)
Average rating: ***..
(3.60, 5 ratings)
Come learn ways to effectively begin using GitHub in one short sitting. Ever find a bug in some open source project and wish you could let the maintainer know how to fix it, or wonder what a fork is and how to keep yours up to date? Get up to speed and be able to participate by sending pull requests today! Read more.
Tools, Platforms, and APIs
Location: Salon 14
Matthew McCullough (GitHub), Brent Beer (GitHub)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 6 ratings)
Building a feature branch is an art. You want it to communicate as much as possible and be as orderly as possible for both the recipient and future reviewers. Learn how to polish a feature branch to a mirror-like shine by using a powerful combination of cherry pick and interactive rebase to put all your commits in the right place. Read more.