GitHub Foundations workshop

A session at GitHub Foundations workshop

Wednesday 9th April, 2014

9:00am to 4:00pm (PST)

GitHub & Git Foundations Course

Our Foundations class helps you, as a newcomer to GitHub and Git, fully grasp the concepts and application of distributed version control so that you can effectively begin using this productivity-enhancing suite of tools. During this live training course, we’ll explore the foundations of GitHub and Git through practical every-day commands and processes. We’ll conclude with workflow ideas and practical tips that will get you on the road to mastery of this revolutionary version control system.

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($100 for class, $120 for class with lunch)

· Introductions
· Git and your initial setup
· Git configuration and its inheritance
· SSH Authentication and your first repository
· Understanding and thinking in Git's three stages
· Adding, committing, and diff-ing code changes
· The Similarity Index; Moving, Renaming, and Removing files
· Reviewing version history in Git
· Strategies for efficiency
· Managing and using Git Remotes
· Branching, Tagging, and Stashing
· Merging, Rebasing, and managing conflicts
· Undoing your work with Git

· Understand how Git works and how to apply that to day to day development.
· Learn how GitHub makes distributed collaboration both effective and enjoyable.
· Practice the use of Pull Requests to make contributions to any project.
· Learn the basic 10 commands that will appear in your every-day use of Git.
· Know how to “back out” mistakes using Git’s incredible history and ability to revert almost any change.
· Leverage the features of GitHub for easier collaboration with colleagues.
· Discover how the offline capabilities of Git work.

Basic knowledge about a version control system is recommended, whether that be Subversion, CVS, Perforce, StarTeam, SourceSafe, ClearCase or any similar product.

* Get your ticket here:
($100 for class, $120 for class with lunch)

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Time 9:00am4:00pm PST

Date Wed 9th April 2014

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