Bogdan Gheorghe explains how to build pages that are both easier for Orion adopters to embed and extend, and for developers to use in their key workflows, overviewing Orion’s git page and workflows.
Matthew McCullough examines the last four years of communication culture at GitHub, starting their internal mobile and web apps, use of pull requests, and emoji.
Zach Holman discusses the various stumbling blocks GitHub encountered as the company grew over the years.
Jesse Newland discusses how GitHub pages were re-written with Erlang, Riak and Webmachine in order to improve their performance.
Zach Holman shares insights on creating a happy experience fueling developers’ creativity, being inspired by how things are done at GitHub.
Scott Chacon explains the internal mechanisms used by Git to do version control based on three trees –head, index, work–, and some of its commands, especially ‘reset’.
Brion Vibber discusses the challenges of working with user communities, social bottlenecks, scalability of software vs communities, new approaches to scaling communities, and remaining challenges.
In this talk from RubyFringe, GitHub's Tom Preston-Werner talks about a methodical approach to solving problems and debugging, and the "Deathbed Filter".