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GitHub tutorials and resources for journalists by Melody Kramer Published Aug. 12, 2015 7:58 am I decided to learn Python in the winter of 2014. The decision was partially out of practicality — I thought it would help my work — and partially out of boredom — it was a long, cold winter in DC and a good time to pick up a new hobby. I will admit: I’m still not the world’s best Python programmer. But I can scrape websites and write documentation and generally understand how people use GitHub, which is the largest repository of source code in the world. Octocat (Image via GitHub) Two years ago, Emily Ferber wrote a great guide to GitHub and why journalists should learn and use the platform, which allows people to collaboratively work on the same project. via GitHub tutorials and resources for journalists | Poynter..