John Ptacek

Camp Counselor

Diving into AI as a Pair Programming Partner Featuring GitHub Copilot

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Wednesday, July 26, 2023 - 9:00 PM UTC, for 1 hour.

Regular, 60 minute presentation

Room: African 50

artificial intelligence

GitHub Copilot is an AI pair programmer that helps developers write code faster and with less work. utilizes an Internet full of code samples to provide real time samples based on comments. GitHub Copilot is powered by OpenAI Codex, a generative pretrained language model created by OpenAI. In this talk, we will explore how GitHub Copilot works, what are its benefits and limitations, and how it can be used to improve your productivity. We will also share some tips and best practices for using GitHub Copilot effectively in various languages and frameworks such as Node and Python.


I am a Architect at Breakthrough Fuel, a US Venture company. I have presented across the MidWest including nearly every That Conference, on topics from hacking your health, to functional programing to GraphQL.

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