Intro to Git & GitHub Workshop

Oct 24, 2013 · Raleigh, United States of America

Wanting to learn how to get starting with Git and Github, but needing a little guidance? Come to this workshop to explore the foundations of Git and GitHub through practical every-day commands and processes during this 3-hour live training course.
Objectives

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

Students

Students should attempt to complete the Git and GitHub Class Prerequisites: http://teach.github.com/articles/github-class-prerequisites
It's ok if you run into issues getting set up here, we'll make sure everyone's up and running at the beginning of the class.
If you complete the prerequisites and you'd like to get a head start on Git and GitHub, we recommend looking at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIGYELKPeog to get familiar with a brief overview of the basics.
Class Topics

The Basics
History of Git

Sign up for GitHub

Set up Git

Creating repositories

Cloning repositories

Making changes to a file

Committing to a repository

Pushing to repositories

Next-Level Git and GitHub Maneuvers
Forking repositories

Opening Issues

Searching codebases

Branching

Opening Pull Requests

Adding service hooks
Pizza, salad and drinks will be provided the night of the event too! 
Space is limited.

Disclaimer: Our program and curriculum are geared toward adults over the age of 18; at this time we do not accept minors as students in our courses and workshops.

Event organizers
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