Git & GitHub Foundations Course

Dev Bootcamp - 717 California Street, 2nd Floor San Francisco - View Map Girl Develop It San Francisco
Sun, Jun 23, 2013, 9:00 AM (PDT)

About this event

Dev Bootcamp and GirlDevelopit invite you to participate in a Git and Github training. This training will be provided by instructors from Github itself.

About the class:

The Foundations class helps you, as a newcomer to Git and GitHub, fully grasp the 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 Git and GitHub 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.


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 Making Git work with SVN 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. Before class, please follow the instructions in the prerequisites.

*We will be providing lunch

Please note that we cannot issue refunds, since there's an overhead to issuing refunds via and we already offer the workshops at such a low-cost. We put proceeds into the chapter fund, which we use as our scholarship fund.


Sunday, Jun 23
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (PDT)


Dev Bootcamp
717 California Street, 2nd Floor San Francisco