Software is eating the world, and GitHub is where software is built. GitHub is also a powerful way for people to collaborate on text-based documents, from contracts to screenplays to legislation. With this introductory guide, you ll learn how to use GitHub to manage and collaborate with developers, designers, and other business professionals more effectively. Topics include project transparency, collaboration tools, the basics of Git version control management, and how to make changes yourself without having to bother your development team.
If you re involved with software projects on GitHub as a stakeholder, project manager, designer, tester, or developer or want to learn how to collaborate on documents, this book is the perfect way to get started.
Über den Autor
Peter Bell is a contract member of the GitHub training team, the founder and CTO of speakgeek.co and develops curriculum and provides enterprise training on a range of technical topics including lean product development, NoSQL data stores and devOps. He has presented at a range of conferences including DLD conference, ooPSLA, QCon NY, QCon SF, RubyNation, SpringOne2GX, Code Generation, Practical Product Lines, the British Computer Society Software Practices Advancement conference, GraphConnect, DevNexus, cf.Objective(), CF United, Scotch on the Rocks, WebDU, WebManiacs, UberConf, the Rich Web Experience and the No Fluff Just Stuff Enterprise Java tour. He has been published in IEEE Software, Dr. Dobbs, IBM developerWorks, Information Week, Methods & Tools, Mashed Code, the Open Source Journal, NFJS the Magazine and GroovyMag.
If you’re new to GitHub, this concise book shows you just what you need to get started and no more. It’s perfect for project and product managers, stakeholders, and other team members who want to collaborate on a development project—whether it’s to review and comment on work in progress or to contribute specific changes. It’s also great for developers just learning GitHub.
GitHub has rapidly become the default platform for software development, but it’s also ideal for other text-based documents, from contracts to screenplays. This hands-on book shows you how to use GitHub’s web interface to view projects and collaborate effectively with your team.
* Learn how and why people use GitHub to collaborate
* View the status of a project—recent changes, outstanding work, and historic changes
* Create and edit files through GitHub without learning Git
* Suggest changes to projects you don’t have permission to edit directly
* Use tools like issues, pull requests, and branches to specify and collaborate on changes
* Create a new GitHub repository to control who has access to your project