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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.

Topics

  • Introductions
  • Git and your initial setup
  • Git configuration and its inheritance
  • 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

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.
  • 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.

Upcoming Courses

  • GitHub & Git Foundations

    Price: $195 per person

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Prerequisites

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

Class preparation instructions are available here »

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