7 tips and hidden features to boost your productivity with GitHub

English Intermediate Main Conference

This session will uncover the best hidden productivity features of GitHub including GitHub Actions, GitHub Codespaces, GitHub Pages, GitHub Discussions, GitHub Issue templates, and much more. Join us if you want to learn how to start development directly in your browser and how to make GitHub work for you! Gerwald Oberleitner (Azure Application Innovation Lead at Microsoft) and Jürgen Etzlstorfer (Developer Engagement Lead at Microsoft) will guide you through live demos and examples helping you to unleash the full power of GitHub and boost your productivity!


Jürgen Etzlstorfer

Developer Engagement Lead, Microsoft

Jürgen is the Developer Engagement Lead for Microsoft Austria. He has been working in the industry in the roles of a developer, researcher, product manager, and evangelist in the last 10 years+. Jürgen is a maintainer of the Keptn open-source project and loves to share his experience with the community. He is the co-organizer of the Cloud-Native Computing Linz meetup.

Gerwald Oberleitner

Mr. DevOps

Gerwald Oberleitner ist in der Technical Sales Gruppe von Microsoft beschäftigt und verantwortet den technischen Vertrieb für Entwicklerdienste in der Microsoft Azure Cloud und Visual Studio. Über 15 Jahre Projekterfahrung in der Software- und Netzwerkindustrie sind ein guter Grundstock um Kunden, Partner bzw. unabhängige Softwarehersteller (ISVs) in die Cloud zu „begleiten“. Schwerpunkte im Bereich von Microsoft Azure sind: Container und Serverless sowie DevOps Szenarien mit GitHub.

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