July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
Peter Bell

Peter Bell
CTO, Wheelhouse.io


Peter is the founder and CTO of Ronin Labs. Training is broken – we’re fixing it through technology-enhanced training! Peter is an experienced entrepreneur, technologist, agile coach, and CTO specializing in EdTech projects. He wrote Introducing GitHub for O’Reilly, created the “Mastering GitHub” course for code school, and “Git and GitHub LiveLessons” for Pearson. Peter has presented regularly at national and international conferences on Ruby, Node.js, NoSQL (especially MongoDB and Neo4j), cloud computing, software craftsmanship, Java, Groovy, JavaScript, and requirements and estimating. He has been on the program committee for QCon in New York, Code Generation in Cambridge, England, and the Domain Specific Modeling workshop at SPLASH (was ooPSLA); and reviewed and shepherded proposals for the BCS SPA conference.


5:00pm–5:40pm Thursday, 07/23/2015
Peter Bell (Wheelhouse.io)
The pull request is both a feature and a philosophy--it takes a stand on openness, collaboration and culture. While most PR use cases are straightforward, other novel uses offer deeper learning opportunities. We’ll walk through different ways to deploy pull requests to model the values of open source, share understanding, learn from mistakes, and build a community of practice. Read more.