Nell Shamrell-Harrington is a Software Development Engineer at Chef, focusing on the Habitat open source product. She is also CTO of Operation Code - a non-profit dedicated to teaching software engineer skills to Veterans. She specializes in Chef, Ruby, Rails, Rust, DevOps, and Regular Expressions and has traveled the world speaking on these topics. Prior to entering the world of software development, she studied and worked in the field of Theatre.
January 16th, 2018 | 39 mins 32 secs
developer, open source
What's it like to run an Open Source project as part of your day job? How does open source change when it's backed by a company? Why is it useful for a company to run open source projects? Nell Shamrell-Harrington, who runs the Habitat project for Chef is on the show to talk about open source contributing and maintenance. You'll come away with some ways to be a better contributor and maintainer.