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Dr Nic Williams

CEO at Stark & Wayne
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He writes blog posts for developers; creates tools, libraries and text editor extensions for developers; and speaks to developers at conferences.

He’s the CEO of Stark & Wayne, a consultancy for people who love Cloud Foundry and Jenkins.

He has contributed to over 300 open source projects. He is known for creating or curating projects such as Bosh, App Scrolls, Rails Installer, Composite Primary Keys, Choc Top, App Scrolls, Rails TextMate bundle, New Gem, Tab Tab, GitHub Badges, Install Theme for Rails, and Dr Nic’s Magic Models.

He’s Australian and now living in the Bay Area.

And he’s funny; if you can understand his accent.

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Ruby on Rails
Ruby
JavaScript
Shell
Open Source
Python
Perl
Go
CoffeeScript
Prototype
Node.js
API Design
Racket
Java
Objective-C
Beaver
Beaver
Have at least one original repo where go is the dominant language
Forked100
Forked 100
Have a seriously badass project that's been forked at least 100 times
Forked50
Forked 50
Have a project with a thriving community of users that's been forked at least 50 times
Velociraptor
Velociraptor
Have at least one original repo where Perl is the dominant language
Python
Python
Would you expect anything less? Have at least one original repo where Python is the dominant language
Moongoose rails
Ashcat
Make Ruby on Rails better for everyone by getting a commit accepted
Honeybadger
Honey Badger
Have at least one original Node.js-specific repo
Raven
Raven
Have at least one original repo where some form of shell script is the dominant language
Philanthropist
Philanthropist
Truly improve developer quality of life by sharing at least 50 individual open source projects
Octopussy
Octopussy
Have a repo followed by a member of the GitHub team
Walrus
Walrus
The walrus is no stranger to variety. Use at least 4 different languages throughout all your repos
Altrustic
Altruist
Increase developer well-being by sharing at least 20 open source projects
100lemming
Lemmings 100
Write something great enough to have at least 100 watchers of the project
Forked20
Forked 20
Have an established project that's been forked at least 20 times
Forked1
Forked
Have a project valued enough to be forked by someone else
Charity
Charity
Fork and commit to someone's open source project in need
Mongoose3
Mongoose 3
Have at least three original repos where Ruby is the dominant language
Mongoose
Mongoose
Have at least one original repo where Ruby is the dominant language
Bear
Bear
Have at least one original repo where Objective-C is the dominant language