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Tutorial: Build-a-GitHub-Bot Workshop

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Build-a-GitHub-Bot Workshop with Mariatta Wijaya

GitHub provides a great platform for collaborating. You can take it to the next level by creating custom GitHub bots. By delegating some of the chores to a bot, you get to spend more time developing your project and collaborating with others.

Learn how to automate your workflow by building a personal GitHub assistant for your own project. We'll be using Python 3.6, gidgethub, and aiohttp libraries.

We'll be going through the materials in this tutorial:

Skill level: Intermediate
This workshop assumes some experience programming with Python, REST APIs, git, GitHub, and installing Python packages using pip.

Bring your own laptop, with your favorite IDE, text editor, and Python 3.6 pre-installed.

Persons with any gender identity are welcome, and should respect that PyLadies Vancouver must be a place where women's voices are centred.

We expect everyone attending our meetups to abide by our Code of Conduct (

There will be Timbits!

About Mariatta Wijaya

Mariatta is a Python Core Developer and works as Platform Engineer at Zapier. She contributes to CPython, Python Developer's Guide, and maintains Core Python's GitHub bots.


Thanks to Cisco for the meetup space and supporting PyLadies Vancouver.