Git & Github kickstart workshop

Github is probably the worlds most popular developer resource for sharing code collaboratively. However, many developers haven't had the opportunity to get going with Git yet.

So this is a beginners workshop to give you practice and confidence using git.  If you have not used git very much and are unsure what clients to use, how to work with git log, git status and multiple repositories, then this is the workshop for you.

For those who already are comfortable cloning and forking projects, I plan to create a more advanced course in the coming weeks.  This workshop is purely for beginners.

Important

Please bring a laptop with you to this event.  There will not be a slide presentation, this event is purely practical

Schedule
6pm - find the 10Gen office on 2nd floor
6.30pm - workshop starts

By the end of this workshop you should have:
* git command line / graphical tool set up on your laptop
* understanding staging, committing and pushing changes
* working with git status and git log to manage changes
* experience using github for new repos as well as forking & cloning
* managing multiple repositories easily with git log
* working with pull request
* using github organisations

This workshop is focused on using git as a developer and will not be diving under the covers of git, or covering any implementation details.

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  • John S.

    I'm working on an online version of the git workshop I have been giving, its still work in progress, but I hope you find it useful. http://git-and-github-workshop....­

    This will be changing quite a bit over the next month, so I'll send a message round to the LJC when I think its finished :)

    I also have a bunch of git tips and tricks on my blog: http://blog.jr0cket.co.uk­

    Thanks again to all who came and I'll try do another session sometime for those who couldnt make it.

    March 15, 2013

    • Nico

      Yes.. a second round of this workshop would be very much appreciated :)

      March 15, 2013

  • nigel s.

    I have a quick question though, IF you are using something like Hudson/Jenkins (continuous build tool) would you attach them to your local repository or your public one, or both. Thanks Nigel

    March 14, 2013

    • John S.

      No reason you cant have Jenkins on both, it depends how many tests you configure to run each time and how long they take to run. Probably much point running a 1 hour test run locally every time you commit, especially if this stops you committing often.

      March 14, 2013

    • John S.

      If you have a public repository on Github on which you want to run tests, you can also use https://travis-ci.org/­

      1 · March 14, 2013

  • Nico

    Shame a spot was opened only at 6.30 pm when I was already at home :(

    March 14, 2013

  • Paddy G.

    Very useful and enjoyable. Thanks a lot John.

    March 14, 2013

  • nigel s.

    thanks John, the evening was very useful and informative. Made much more sense than just reading about it

    March 14, 2013

  • Poonam

    Is it possible for someone to record the session as a WebEx and people on waiting list can at-least watch it later?
    -Poonam

    March 14, 2013

  • Craig J.

    Thanks for spending the time to show git and github, i really enjoyed it!

    March 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I learned a lot. Many thanks!

    March 14, 2013

  • Sean L.

    Thanks for a really interesting and informative talk

    March 14, 2013

  • John S.

    Lots of intereting questions around the workshop and different ways to use Git and Github. I've got a few extra things to try now...

    2 · March 13, 2013

  • Ashish

    Sorry its a bit too late to start now :(

    March 13, 2013

  • Aamir Y.

    Sorry guys, weather is not looking so great.

    March 13, 2013

  • Peter K.

    unfortunately Can't make it anymore

    1 · March 12, 2013

  • António R.

    Will there be any kind of footage or something of a procedure listing that we can follow?

    March 12, 2013

    • John S.

      I have half a workshop online, as a static website running on Herouk (deployed via a git push). I'll send some links through in the next day or so when I have knocked off a few rough edges.

      2 · March 13, 2013

    • António R.

      Thank you! Looking forward to having a look

      1 · March 13, 2013

  • venugopal s.

    if i am free this weekend, i will do any thing new on @ Spring MVC in simple!!

    March 13, 2013

  • Carlos M. C.

    Thanks @nigel to point this out, what should we do or refer to??

    March 13, 2013

    • nigel s.

      you get an email, like I just did yipee

      March 13, 2013

    • Carlos M. C.

      cool I didn't get any ;-(

      March 13, 2013

  • Shaine

    sorry wife sick :( have to go and look after the kids.

    March 13, 2013

  • nigel s.

    if we are on the waiting list, how do we find out if we can go when people drop out?

    March 13, 2013

  • venugopal s.

    Hello ! "Git & Github "

    I have a few lines of code implemented Spring Dependency Injection .Could have a look once !

    March 13, 2013

  • António R.

    Can't make it. Just got dumped something that overlaps.

    1 · March 12, 2013

  • Stephen W.

    I got on Tuesday event, give another person chance for wed.

    1 · March 12, 2013

  • ralph m.

    me too

    March 7, 2013

  • Aamir Y.

    Once again on waiting list :( . Really looking forward to this event.

    1 · March 5, 2013

  • Paul R.

    Really keen for this

    1 · March 4, 2013

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