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Tuesday, October 23 • 12:20 - 13:00
Automating Open Source with Probot - Bex Warner, GitHub

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This talk will focus on the ways in which open source developers can utilize GitHub's powerful APIs, specifically through Probot, an open source platform for building GitHub Apps. It will expand in depth upon how open source developers can create customized and utilize existing Probot Apps specific to the problems their communities face. The ability to automate tasks for open source maintainers in particular will be critical to the future sustainability of open source projects.

Key takeaways:
1. Understand the technicalities of communicating via a GitHub App: (Probot handles the jwt), listen on webhooks, respond via the GitHub API;
2. Understand the power of Probot Apps to improve workflows;
3. Understand the existing customizable Probot Apps that can be installed immediately to help automate and improve open source communities.


Bex Warner

Community Engineer, GitHub
Bex Warner, a former GitHub intern who has worked heavily on GitHub Apps, is proud to be a part of the team maintaining the open source project Probot (github.com/probot, probot.github.io) and solely maintains BehaviorBot (github.com/behaviorbot). Bex is eager to complete their last... Read More →

Tuesday October 23, 2018 12:20 - 13:00 BST
Cromdale Hall A, Level -2