Accelerate Developer Productivity with GitHub and Azure


About this event

Join GitHub, Microsoft, and BoxBoat, an IBM Company, in New York City for an in-person day of first-class developer productivity topics. We have brought together a great collection of experts from all 3 companies for learning, networking, and swag.

Learn how to take advantage of the powerful features of GitHub and Azure to build and deploy your enterprise platform. From customizing Codespaces to building a self-service platform, you’ll leave this workshop with the knowledge and skills to start engineering platforms and improve developer productivity. Don't miss this opportunity to learn how to build an innovative and efficient platform, RSVP here!


9:00 - 10:00 AM | Arrivals, Meet and Greet

10:00 AM | Keynote Address
“Current State of Secure Development”

11:00 AM | Increase Developer Productivity with GitHub and Azure
This session will demonstrate a day in the life of a developer using the GitHub platform. The end to end demo will showcase GitHub Codespaces, GitHub Copilot, GitHub Advanced Security, and the Microsoft Azure platform.

12:00 PM | Lunch

1:00 PM | Copilot Deep Dive
GitHub Copilot is an AI pair programmer that helps you write code faster and with less work. It improves developer productivity and happiness, reducing disruptions, improving flow and increasing the amount of time a developer spends doing satisfying work.

2:00 PM | Building an Internal Developer Platform
Backstage is an open platform for building developer portals. This session will show how Backstage and GitHub work together to empower developers to deploy on Azure themselves, innersourcing with GitHub to streamline the deployment process and avoid bottlenecks, and cover a customer case study.

2:45 - 4:00 PM | Happy Hour

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