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Hi, We’re GitHub and we’re excited to be at CodeLand!

Brian Douglas on July 23, 2020

GitHub is a development platform inspired by the way you work. From open source to business, you can host and review code, manage projects, and bui...
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Peter Kim Frank

Thanks so much GitHub team for joining us as a CodeLand Patron sponsor. Really excited that you all have chosen to support us, and very excited that the community here will be able to engage with your team.

Excited to see some awesome profile READMEs from community members here 😎

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Michael Tharrington (he/him)

This is seriously awesome!

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Joe Doss

I am loving the profile READMEs! I made an old coworker a collaborator on mine as a joke and he made me one... Needless to say, I had to make some changes.

github.com/jdoss

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Thabi

Hi there, here is mine : github.com/lalawuhan/lalawuhan

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Haley

I absolutely love your readme <3

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Brian Douglas Author

Nice! I love the images Thabi. How did you go about creating the gif animation?

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Thabi

Thank you, I just converted short animations from mp4 to gif online. I recommend Canva animated images canva.com/join/caribbean-kasbah-ge... - search animated and there will be a few options to create a short video.

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Roz Barnes

I'd love to see it! I already have a Canva account and this link is only for new Canva members. Can you please send it to me?! Thx! My GitHub is RozBarnes (and twitter)

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Thabi

You can do it with any canva account. Just search animations on canva

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Abhishek Naidu

Thanks so much GitHub Team and Brian for organizing this,
Here is mine : README

I am also the maintainer of awesome-github-profile-readme 😊

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Brian Douglas Author

Hello Abhishek, thanks for sharing.

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Abhishek Naidu

It's my pleasure sir, 😊

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David Pellegrini

Some of these are so cool! I'll have to dig through them for some inspiration

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Abhishek Naidu

Yea Sure, Infact we have our website also,
Link - Website

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Delphine Foo-Matkin

Thank you Github for sponsoring this awesome conference! Loving it!

Just learned how to create a profile README and looking forward to adding bells and whistles: github.com/delphinefoo/delphinefoo

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Marlyn Suarez

Hi! I'm really excited to be a part of this virtual conference~ As a newbie who greatly needed to be surrounded by other coders, I'm thank you guys helped sponsored it. ^^ I think this is my readme? Still haven't entirely used GitHub....><

github.com/Marlyn-suarez

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Brian Douglas Author

There is a link in the post that shows how to create a Profile README.

TLDR; Creating a repo with your handle as the name (Marlyn-suarez) will unlock the README.

Also if you want to learn more about GItHub, checkout lab.github.com/githubtraining/intr...

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Marlyn Suarez

Thank youuuuu!~ ^_^

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Marlyn Suarez

Got it! github.com/Marlyn-suarez/marlyn-su... This is really cool!! Ahhh, can't wait to continue using this website~ 😄

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Sara McCombs (she/her)

Continuing to customize and polish this! Absolutely love the ability to showcase a little bit more of who I am.

Profile: github.com/saramccombs/
Readme: github.com/saramccombs/saramccombs

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Brian Douglas Author

Love the DEV integration!

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Carike Blignaut-Staden • Edited

@github I love these customisations!

I have created #myoctocat (see the tweet) and also updated my README.md file with lots of emojis. Check it out on my GitHub profile

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Juan F Gonzalez

Ohhh Dammn! That octocat creator and Readme emojis are reaaaaally dope! My profile now needs some extra jazzz

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Brian Douglas Author

If you are into Jazz, check out github.com/natemoo-re. They were able to embed their "now playing on Spotify" into their README.

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Juan F Gonzalez

Holly molly canolly! Spotify + GitHub? that's reaaaal classy stuff

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Brian Douglas Author

Hello everyone, if you submitted 12:01 pm PST that included a link to your profile README, please let us know your shipping info using this form. Thanks so much for everyone who shared and hung out here in this thread during the event.

If you would like to learn more about GitHub, check out our new docs page and our learning lab.

Sticker info submission form

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Brian Douglas Author

Also congrats to the following READMEs, we have sent you an email letting you know that you now have access to Codespaces.

These profiles stood out and were selected.

If you would like early access to Codespaces, please sign up for the waitlist using this link.

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Brooke

Here's mine... nothing special! I actually just created it and I'm going to work on it this weekend
github.com/BrookesCodeStuff/Brooke...

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Brian Douglas Author

Awesome, checkout Waylon's post. It includes a few examples in the comments, just in case you would like some inspiration.

dev.to/waylonwalker/what-s-on-your...

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Brooke

Wow, that is an awesome profile. Definitely going to take some inspiration from it. Thank you!

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Dominic Duffin

Thank you for geting me to finally do this profile readme thing - I'm afraid its a bit basic today because I've got a problem with my main computer and am struggling a bit but here it is: github.com/dominicduffin1/dominicd...

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Brian Douglas Author

Nice Dominic, what is your favorite thing about Gatsby?

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Dominic Duffin

I haven't really explored that much of it yet, but the official tutorials are excellent and really explain everything well so a beginner can jump straight in. So for now, that!

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Brian Douglas Author

Excellent I am using it for my Twitch Overlay, for now, if powers static content, but it will power my chatbot soon. I love how easy it is to get a React App up and running. They also make it easy to make contributions to it.

gatsbyjs.org/contributing/how-to-c...

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Emma

Here's mine: github.com/HorrorOfPartyBeach

It's pretty basic right now because I didn't even know this could be done but I'm really excited to learn more and make it look cool :)

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Brian Douglas Author

Looks good Emma. What feature are you looking forward to in Vue3?

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Emma

Thanks! I haven't had a chance to look in depth at Vue3 yet but the Composition api sounds really interesting and I heard it allows for some similar functionality to React Hooks. I'm also curious to see how Vuex and vue-router will evolve.

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Rachel Novick

Wow, I didn't realize that a personal README was a thing! Just made one and I can't wait to make it even better! Also, I now love my custom Octocat! I tried to make it look like me!

github.com/rnovick13/rachelnovick

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Brian Douglas Author • Edited

No worries, It was launch 2 weeks ago and users are just now figuring out how to leverage it to share their developing journeys.

Check out this post for more examples.

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Rachel Novick

Wow, two weeks ago! People have already made such awesome personal READMEs! Thanks for the resource. I'm excited to make mine even more interesting and compelling!

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Farhia Muse

Thank you GitHub for sponsoring this amazing conference! 🥳

Here is my profile README on GitHub

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Brian Douglas Author

Amazing. What have you learned in Vue so far?

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Farhia Muse

So far, I've learned resusable vue components, state management, routing and nuxt.js :)

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Hanny Kishawi

Newbie here! really psyched about this conference so far and looking forward to ways to grow as a developer :)
My Octocat readme: github.com/hkishawi/github_readme

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Brian Douglas Author

Awesome, consider checking out this thread if you are looking for mentor friends twitter.com/JeromeHardaway/status/...

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Jenny Mikac

Here is my README. It was fun adding my own little profile section. Think I'm going to have go make my own Octocat to add to it now!

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Brian Douglas Author

Speaking of Neopets, check out my coworker's pet on their page github.com/jessrudder

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Kira Hartlage

This is really cool, here's my profile so far github.com/kirakirakira

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Brian Douglas Author

"currently working on making your appliance give you a cold glass of water"

Tell me more..... Are you making sentient refrigerators?

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Kira Hartlage

Haha, they've always been sentient, you just have to ask nicely ;)

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Suryansh Singh

It was a great experience creating a profile README. Thank you Github and CodeLand for this opportunity. Looking forward to learning from comments.

Profile: github.com/singhsuryansh12
Readme:github.com/singhsuryansh12/singhsu...

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Maren Lilleberre

The README stuff is awesome! I want to do more with this when I get the time to do so - I'll bet there's so many possibilities I can't see yet!! This is how far I got today though: github.com/Zohla

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Amy Hudspith

I've loved making my profile readme! Have loads more ideas, but as I've been working full time while Codeland has been happening I've not been able to execute all other them ... yet. Here's the link for what I've got so far github.com/aHudspith

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Wilson Lai

Cool. Today I learn about profile README! Here's mine ->
github.com/wilsoncode

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Cody

was having the ability to create and post my custom octocat on a public readme really the push that will get me to start learning and using Git? YOU BET!

github.com/codyrothery/codyrothery...

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creaturenex

Hello everyone, just complete my README on my profile. Thank you Github for everything! Hopefully I'll get my first developer stickers ever!
@creaturenex README

PS Thanks for your work Brian got to watch your segment!

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Omar • Edited

github.com/OmarElKhatibCS
this is mine , the script is not fully by me .
I edit it to fit my needs (Don't reinvent the wheel :p , but I have an addition -> understand how the wheel work :D )

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Brian Douglas Author

Nice job. Open Source FTW!

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Tonomoshia

Made my readme because I love stickers! github.com/tonomoshia

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Brian Douglas Author

Saw you were a MySpace whiz on your website. I think you will appreciate my Myspace page on GitHub dev.to/bdougieyo/making-myspace-in...

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Tonomoshia

Yep. Pretty cool!

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Joseph Dubon

Hello everyone!
My name is Joe, born in Guatemala City, but grew up in Reno, Nevada.
I would love to make some new code friends!

github.com/josephdubon/josephdubon

Please feel free to connect with me! Thank you :-)
linkedin.com/in/joseph-dubon/
instagram.com/dutronamous/

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Eduardo Parra

Just learned about the profile READMEs! Excited to continue to build mine out here github.com/helloeduardo/helloeduardo

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AsyncBanana

I never realized you could do this until now, but here is my tiny README: github.com/AsyncBanana

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Aubrey Fletcher

Totally love GitHub, and the fact that I can find new things to play around with

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Brian Douglas Author

We have a regular series with tips like these, check out the post I did earlier this year.

github.blog/2020-04-30-github-prot...

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Nirbhay Singh

Thanks github for sponsoring,here is my simple readme brian 🙂
github.com/Nirbhay007/Nirbhay007

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Brian Douglas Author

The badges are beautiful and really round out your profile.

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jesstivey

Very cool! Also just learned how to create a profile README. Here's mine:
github.com/jesstivey/jesstivey

I hope to snazz it up in the future 😆

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Haley

I had no idea GitHub added this feature so I LOVE THIS ACTIVITY! Thanks for the reason to improve my profile !

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Lillygii

Thanks for being so awesome, Github Team!! 😍 I'm in love with the new Readme feature! Here's mine github.com/dumpofmemory for start 😊

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Taryn King

Hello there. I'm excited to be joining in on this conference, it's my first! I'm looking forward to the experience and grateful for the companies that sponsored.
github.com/TK1ng

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Terence M. Stone

I’m happy to be a code land attendee again this year.
github.com/Tmstone

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Terence M. Stone

Just added a simple README. I will update.

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Jonathan Yeong

Love the new Github Readme feature. Here's mine: github.com/jonathanyeong.

I'm not that creative, so I just tweaked the original Readme suggestion.

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Brian Douglas Author

It's a start! Awesome photos on insta!

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Petr Janik

Had a LOT of fun with the Octocat! Here's the repo: github.com/petr7555.

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Kayley

Writing about yourself is forever hard. This was very fun though!

github.com/krl87/krl87

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Brian Douglas Author • Edited

Remember, an animated gif is like a million words. So just add three gifs, and you should be good.

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Kayley

I think I have the best/most important gif. But I definitely agree 😂

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Jayendran Arumugam

Here is my secret GitHub profile 😉
github.com/jayendranarumugam

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Prashant Singh

Here's my README github.com/singh08prashant/singh08...
It's great to see so many awesome READMEs in this discussion.

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Brian Douglas Author

I love the Octocat! I also approve the align="right". Did you see Sindre's tweet on adding CSS in the README via SVGs? twitter.com/sindresorhus/status/12...

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Ami Scott (they/them)

I didn't! Thanks for sharing. I love how creative people are getting with their profiles. I've seen so many really cool ones that are making me want to dedicate more time to mine.

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Brian Douglas Author

I love you to have a project example in your README. I wish there was a way to do embeds or iframes in markdown properly. Perhaps someday this dream can become a reality.

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Chris Jarvis

Thanks, I wanted to show something I made, I'll add a few more soon.
I'm also checking to see if I can get a link without the iframe.

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Chris Jarvis

I got a direct link but you have to leave the profile to hear the recording. Not what I want to do, I want people to checkout my projects.

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Jane Tracy 👩🏽‍💻

Here is my readme. I tried to add my tech stack and make attractive yet clean.
github.com/muchirijane/muchirijane

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Ileriayo Adebiyi

Hey Brian, check this out github.com/ileriayo/ileriayo

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Brian Douglas Author

Wow, I love the use of the animated gif. I was fooled and it was actually window.onLoad or similar.

github.com/Ileriayo

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Kyla Gregory

I think this means I need to finally set up my profile README. Lol

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Brian Douglas Author

Welcome to the club, Allyson! Looking forward to seeing more of your coding journey.

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Pratik Singh

Sir/Mam I am New to Web dev I have studied the MERN stack BUT i hate REACt or any other front end framework....Is it necessary to have commad in front end to be a dev???

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Brian Douglas Author

Nope, I look at a lot of Sara Soueidan's work does not include a framework - sarasoueidan.com/ - and they are exceptional.

Frameworks provide tools to already solved problems. You can definitely without frameworks but there are always tradeoffs of course.

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Alex Smith

Here is my Profile
And here is my README

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Muna Mohamed

Loving this profile README feature ♥! Will be spending this weekend making it more fancy but, here's mine for now: github.com/mooneyd12

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Hemant Joshi 😼

Hii, hope you all liked mine readme🙂..

Thank you.
Here is the readme👇

GitHub logo 8bithemant / 8bithemant

Github README.md. Consists of Lot of Badges, git, png, and a lot of Love, Live Github Stats. Add this to your profile and help me with contributing to this stuff. Github Profile README.md

Hi there, I'm Hemant! 👋.


Hemant Joshi| Twitter Linkedin Telegram Instagram  Reddit Leetcode  Codechef


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Hi 🙋‍♂️,

I'm 18 years old Self-taught Full-Stack developer from India.

- 🥀 Learning GraphQl ,NextJs &Typescript .

- 🔭 SpaceX FanBoi,

- 🛸 Into High Energy Physics and Astrophysics

- 💬 Connect? Here 👉🏼


I am Into , 🙏

Machine Learning, Web Development, SEO, Micro Services, System Design, Competetive Programming & Physics and Physics 😼



- Languages and Tools...

html csharpjspythonreactvuechromeclouddatascienceawsnpmgcpbashvscode

- Blogs 🌱

- Podcast ⚡️


Thank You-🙏🏼






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Kim Hallberg • Edited

Don't really know what to add too the README as of yet, so this is it for the moment, you can view the repo here.

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Brian Douglas Author

I like it. I actually haven't seen a lot of Ascii art yet. Nice touch.

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Adrian Skar

Hi everyone! Tyvm for supporting dev.to Github! This is my modest README repo: github.com/AdrianSkar/AdrianSkar
Will improve, I promise, 😊

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JamelHammoud

Hey there! I had a lot of fun creating my profile README.

Here's mine: github.com/JamelHammoud/JamelHammoud

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ro.html

I'm making it look better, but here it is :D thanks github!

github.com/rojhanpaydar/rojhanpaydar

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Ileriayo Adebiyi

Hey GitHub,
Thanks for sponsoring this!

GitHub: github.com/Ileriayo/ileriayo

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Joe G

Hi there, this is my profile github.com/rogcomfox/rogcomfox

and thank you github for sponsoring this virtual conference!

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Terri Fricker • Edited

Here is my readme. I am just getting started.

github.com/terrifricker/fricker-so...

It's not really one of the new portfolio readme's, just what I've been working on.

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Namratha98

hey there

Thank you Github for sponsoring this awesome conference! Loving it!

Just learned how to create a profile README

link:
github.com/Namrathalb/Namrathalb

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David Pellegrini

I'm going to end up spending so much time playing around and trying to "perfect" this now! github.com/dpells

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Jessica Ding • Edited

Just found out about profile READMEs! I made mine at github.com/jessding !

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Jason Manuel • Edited

Hi there! I just made this: github.com/jmanuel1/jmanuel1. Hopefully I can make it more visual soon! Looking at the READMEs others have made makes me googly-eyed 👀

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Hemant Joshi 😼

Wow, really happy to see Developers participating, and this is a great event🦄.

Here is the my GitHub readme:
github.com/8bithemant/8bithemant

Thank you soo much🙂.

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Sourav

Amazing, Thanks @bdougieyo !

Here's my README & MYOCTOCAT Here for more inspirations!

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Mariano Rentería

Oh, I love stickers, I hope I get a pack, while I keep improving my README >> github.com/marianorenteria/mariano...

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Pratik Singh

Sir I need to Github Actions Please Provide me a link to learn it

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Fernando Vinícius Batista de Souza

Hi there,
Just created mine!
github.com/fernandovbs
It's amazing to be part of this. Thank you guys =)

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Suryansh Singh

Hey Github Team! Will the sticker pack be given to everyone who shares his/her profile link or is the process selective?

By the way, here is my Profile README link: github.com/singhsuryansh12

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Shannon Crabill

Someone on Twitter or DEV mentioning including a "what I'm working on" section to their README and felt like I was a good fit me.

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