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Online Meeting: Working with GIT and GitHub

  • Oct 23, 2013 · 8:00 PM
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Yakov Fain and Victor Gamov will start with explaining the basics of the distributed version control system GIT and then will show how to host your code at

People who RSVP'd to this event will receive the meeting's URL and further instructions. The meeting starts at 8PM New York time.

Yakov Fain and Victor Gamov work for an IT consultancy Farata Systems. They are also co-authors of the upcoming O'Reilly book "Enterprise Web Development". You can read the drafts of this book here. The book's drafts are hosted on GitHub.


Yakov Fain is is a co-founder of Farata Systems and SuranceBay companies. The first company provides consulting services in the field of enterprise Web development and e-Commerce with Hybris, and the second one is a software product company, which develops software for the insurance industry. A leader of the Princeton Java Users Group, he has authored several technical books and dozens of articles on software development. Yakov was awarded with  the title of Java Champion, which is presented to only 150 people worldwide. Yakov also holds an MS in Applied Math. You can reach him at yfain at and follow him on Twitter @yfain.

Viktor Gamov is a senior software engineer at Farata Systems. He consults financial institutions and startups in design and implementation of Web Applications with HTML5 and Java. A co-organizer of the Princeton Java Users Group, Viktor is passionate about writing a code and about the open source community. He holds MS in Computer Science. You can reach Viktor on email viktor.gamov at and follow him on Twitter @gamussa.

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  • Ken H.

    Unfortunately I had a conflict and couldn't make it. Was the session recorded?

    October 26, 2013

  • Alexander R.

    it is very interesting and professional meeting

    1 · October 24, 2013

    • Ashish J.

      Agreed, professional & hands-on presentation.

      October 24, 2013

  • Greg Z.

    convenient (no travel), detailed user/dev info on a valuable tier 1 development tool

    October 24, 2013

  • Yakov F.

    The slides of today's presentation are available at

    Ashish shared his doc about moving from SVN to Git:

    October 23, 2013

  • Ashish J.

    I hope, I am able to make it this time. Can we add comparative use cases with subversion. I made an google docs table comparing both SCMs (when I tried to learn it). If interested, ping me.

    October 10, 2013

    • Yakov F.

      Ashish, just be ready with your table and the microphone. We'll turn on the sharing of your screen, and you'll do the comparison. Thanks!

      October 10, 2013

  • Venkat R.

    Pleasantly surprised with Enterprise Web Development draft, lots of interesting topics, mobile topics are

    1 · October 9, 2013

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