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May 16–17, 2016: Training & Tutorials
May 18–19, 2016: Conference
Austin, TX
Edward Thomson

Edward Thomson
Program Manager, Microsoft

Website | @ethomson

Edward Thomson is a senior program manager at Microsoft, where he focuses on Git and the version control tools in Visual Studio Team Services and ensures that customers are successful while using them. Previously, he was a software engineer building version control tools at Microsoft, GitHub, and SourceGear. He remains the maintainer of the libgit2 project. Edward is the author of the Git for Visual Studio training course from O’Reilly and a contributor to Professional Team Foundation Server 2013.


4:20pm–5:00pm Thursday, 05/19/2016
Location: Ballroom G Level: Intermediate
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Git has quickly become an incredibly popular version control system, but how does it actually work? It's very different from a centralized version control system, and understanding how it models history allows you to understand how to use it. Edward Thomson explains how Git actually works under the hood, the fundamentals of a repository, and how this makes Git fast and flexible. Read more.