Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX

Mike McQuaid
Community Program Manager, GitHub


Mike McQuaid is an Edinburgh-based senior software engineer at GitHub working on open source. He is also the lead maintainer of the Homebrew macOS package manager and has contributed to a wide array of open source projects. Mike is the author of Git in Practice, from Manning.


1:45pm2:25pm Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Location: Meeting Room 14 (Sponsored)
Mike McQuaid (GitHub)
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Open source maintainers and users aren't always sure how best to make their projects successful. Mike McQuaid explains how to encourage and increase participation in your open source project. Never worked on open source before? Join in to learn how to work your way up to becoming a maintainer. Read more.