Past Meetup

Git/Github workshop I: get started

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Please come on time(7pm sharp), so you won't be left behind.

Speaker Bio:

There will be 7 instructors for this workshop. Each of us will assist a group of attendants to go through the steps.

Vivian Zhang is organizer of NYC Open Data meetup. She is CTO of a data analytic consulting firm---SupStat Inc.

Amanda Himmelstoss is a recent graduate of the Flatiron School; she works at Blopboard, a social polling platform.

Michael Polycarpou is a ruby on rails developer in one of the startup in NYC. He previously studied EE and love work on hardware design.

David Bella is a ruby on rails developer at XO group. He got Computer Science bachelor degree earlier.

Manley Brendan is working for Running through as a web developer. He got bachelor degree from English major.

Ian Miller is a Ruby developer based in NYC, and has a background in renewable energy project development in developing economies.

Ivan Brennan is a Ruby developer and musician interested in open source collaboration.

Ian and Ivan are looking for Ruby on Rails developer roles. If you have open positions, please shoot a email to [masked] or let them know it on site. Thanks!


We will walk you through the basic concept of github, then everyone will be assigned a group and your own TA and learn

1. how to download other people's repositories to push your own codes to your own repositories.

We will cover five main git commands:

git clone,git init, git add, git commit, git push

Workshop material:

Slides and codes:


Please install your git before you come and try to install it.

Extra Resource:

1. code school-try git (live coding environment)

2.git immersion beginner class