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Git and Github Workshop (Open to the Public)

  • DaVinci Vault

    511 E. South Boulder Rd,, Louisville, CO (map)

    39.987244 -105.136482

  • Open to the Public.  For anyone interested in learning more about DaVinci Coders, here's how:

    This week's speaker will be Jason Noble, Senior Software Engineer. The topic will be "Git and Github Workshop."

    This class will walk you through setting up your laptop to start using git and  Please bring a laptop with you as this will be an interactive presentation where attendees will be following along and running commands on their own.  The basics covered in the Brown Bag presentation will also be covered in this class.

    Please check to see if you have git installed on your laptop by running "git --version". 

    If you do not have git installed:
    OS X:
    Homebrew:  brew install git

    yum install git-core
    apt-get install git


    Additional installation instructions are available online:


    Jason Noble is a Senior Software Engineer that has worked with Ruby and Ruby on Rails technologies for the last six years. He started professional life in 2000 with a systems engineering background. His first Rails website automated systems engineering tasks.  He then went on to build websites dealing with cable TV content systems, and helping people find their next place to live.  He moved to Colorado in March 2011, to work with Pivotal Labs in Boulder and currently works in the smart energy sector.

    While living in Atlanta GA, Jason taught a free intro to Ruby on Rails course which was offered as part of the Atlanta Ruby User Group.  Over 100 students took this class, and a large majority of those graduates are now working with Ruby on Rails.  He currently helps with the RailsBridge classes taught in the Denver Metro area, and mentors several aspiring software engineers.

    Jason is a top 45 contributor (out of over 2800+ contributors) to the Ruby on Rails framework and has spent a lot of time helping to write the Ruby on Rails Guides, which are freely available to the public.  He also has contributed to numerous other open source projects including the Pivotal Tracker gem and omniauth-github.


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  • Jason N.

    Attendees, please go to and signup for a Github account if you do not already have an account. You MUST do this before hand, as Github may prevent you from signing up during the class.

    February 16, 2013


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