Past Meetup

Intro to Git & GitHub [Denver]

This Meetup is past

17 people went

Price: $25.00 /per person
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Details

GitHub is a git repository hosting service that offers distributed revision control and source code management. In other words - it allows groups of people to work on the same documents (really just code) at the same time, without stepping on each other little toes.

GitHub has become a staple among the open source community and many companies.

This workshop is taught by Tim Berglund and Cara Jo Miller

In this workshop we will go over the following:
• What is Git?
• What is GitHub?
• Creating Git repos
• Tracking changes in a local repo
• Examining history
• Branching and merging
• Sharing your code on GitHub
• Working together on GitHub

Prepare your computer for this workshop:
1. Create a Github.com (https://github.com/) account
2. Install the Git on your machine (Mac (https://mac.github.com/) and Windows (https://windows.github.com/)).

Important - when setting up the desktop app, there will be a prompt to install the command line tools (https://s3.amazonaws.com/ss.dojo4.com/aVYow.png). Do this!

We recommend doing this because the GitHub desktop app takes care of authenticating to GitHub via ssh keys or caching your username and password, which can be tricky for beginners. If you want to go through a more manual install (or if you’re not on either Mac or Windows), see https://help.github.com/articles/set-up-git/ for detailed information.

3. Understand the basics of the Command Line. Take our Intro to Command Line Class (https://www.meetup.com/Girl-Develop-It-Boulder-Denver/events/239467306/)!

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Your laptop & charger
• Wifi & power strips will be provided

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE NEEDED:
• Basic understanding of the Command Line

QUESTIONS?
We're here to help! If you have additional questions or would like to talk further before signing up for an event, please contact Cara Jo Miller, or Bree Thomas at [masked]

LOCATION:
SendGrid Denver
1801 California Street

TRANSIT OPTIONS:
Take the H, F, or D light rail lines to the 18th & California stop.
Take the free 16th Street Mall Ride or the Free MetroRide to the California Street stop.

HOSTED BY:
SendGrid is our space and food host for this event!

WHY CHARGE?
We charge a fair registration fee for workshops/classes for a few reasons. A portion of the fee goes to the instructor to thank them for volunteering their time. The rest of the fee goes back to the community to pay for scholarship and food/drink for this and future events.

QUESTIONS?
We're here to help! If you have additional questions or would like to talk further before signing up for an event, please contact Cara Jo Miller at [masked]

SCHOLARSHIPS
We are offering scholarships on a limited basis for students with financial need. Please complete our scholarship application [http://gdiboulder.com... (http://gdiboulder.com/scholarship)] if you are interested.

Get to know the GDI Boulder/Denver community — join us on Slack (http://slack.gdiboulder.com/)!

Before RSVPing to this event, please make sure you have read and understand the Class Polices (https://www.meetup.com/Girl-Develop-It-Boulder-Denver/pages/23402760/Class_Polices/).