Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Version Control with Mercurial

Speaker: Matt Follett
When: 6:30 PM Wednesday 02/17/10
Announce Media
6665 Delmar Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63130-4544

Pizza will be provided by Announce Media. Please bring a drink.


There are many options with Distributed Version Control System (DCVs) today. Matt will be discussing Mercurial, a solution that has been growing in popularity for several years. Matt will discuss basic and more advanced usage of Mercurial, the strong points it has over other options, popular extensions, and briefly overview the extension API.

About Matt Follett:

Matt Follett is a developer in the Informatics team at The Genome Center at Washington University School of Medicine, where he works on high-throughput DNA sequencing projects. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri at Rolla, where he majored in Computer Science & Computer Engineering. He has worked for Monsanto, Boeing, and Beck Automation as a software engineer. He was the head of the 2009 St. Louis BarCamp. He currently resides in St. Louis, where he heads the local chapter of Perl Mongers.