GitHub Foundations workshop

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.

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($100 for class, $120 for class with lunch)


·  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


·  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.


                                                   Brent Beer

* Get your ticket here:

($100 for class, $120 for class with lunch)

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  • Toby M.

    Awesome class, & a great instructor, Thanks @github

    April 16, 2014

  • Toby M.

    We have 10% off discount codes for the group, use code: citizenspace Anyone who has not registered for the class needs to purchase a ticket on the event brite page here:

    If you are having financial hardship, and wish to attend, we have a few 50% off codes, this is a case by case basis. Thanks,

    April 7, 2014

  • Toby M.

    If you plan on attending the GitHub class, please get your ticket here: ($100 for class, $120 for class with lunch)

    Use: CitizenSpace for a 10% discount

    April 3, 2014

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