Jeb Wilkins

Coding and climbing in Cumbria.

My First Talk

I’ve not had much time for hacking lately but I did my first talk the other day for the newly formed GeekUp in Lancaster. They were scouting round for someone to do a talk and in a fit of enthusiasm I volunteered. It seemed to go well despite me being really nervous before hand, once I was talking I seemed to find my stride though.

The talk was an overview on Version Control, both the existing centralised stuff like Subversion, and the newer Distributed systems like Git and Bazaar. Most of the audience seemed pretty familiar with Subversion so I skipped through the first half quickly and then did an ad-hoc expansion of the distributed stuff, overall the talk seemed very well received so was quite rewarding.