In this episode, we are joined by GitHub star Barbara Forbes. She tells us what her experience has been like as a GitHub star and presents a session at GitHub Universe. We got to learn about GitHub Codespaces as well as GitHub CoPilot and the future of AI. She discussed the value of mentorship and how helpful getting a 2nd opinion can be when dealing with doubts. We also got to hear how she got her awesome plushies.
Guest Bio and links:
Barbara is the Azure Technical Lead for OGD IT Services in the Netherlands. Her focus is on Azure and automation. Think Serverless, Azure DevOps, PowerShell, GitHub and Infrastructure as Code. She loves teaching in an approachable way and has found multiple ways to reach people. She is co-founder of the Dutch DevOps & GitHub community (DDOG), as well as co-hosting the Dutch PowerShell User Group (DUPSUG). She is a Microsoft certified trainer (MCT), a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in the category Azure and a GitHub Star.