Workshop: Intro to Git/GitHub

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This workshop is the second in our three part "Beginner's Guide to Open Source" series. Thanks to our sponsors, Mozilla and Intel Open Source!

This workshop is for people who are completely new to the Git and GitHub. We are going to cover the basic commands and concepts with exercises, from creating new branches to cherry-picking commits. We'll cover the most confusing parts of working with Git, and what you can do to avoid the most common pitfalls.

Bring: Your laptop and a power charger. This will be a hands-on workshop, so bring your laptop. Make sure you have Git installed and a GitHub account.

Thanks to our sponsors, Mozilla and Intel Open Source!


5:30-6:00 - Doors open
6:00-7:45 - Introduction to Git and GitHub
7:45-8:00 - Pack up + Clean up

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Anyone is welcome to attend, as long as you support our mission and agree to follow our Code of Conduct.

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