My Experience Changing my GitHub Username

I created my GitHub account about 3 years ago while working at my first software development job. At the time, Python was one of my primary languages for personal projects and was the inspiration for my first StackOverflow and GitHub username: markypython.

Since that time however, my usage of Python has decreased dramatically as I moved into JavaScript and Node.js development. I also had begun to use the username mskelton for most of my other accounts and the inconsistency annoyed me. However, some initial research into changing my GitHub username got me…