Git Lunch, Season 3

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"Narrowing the skills gap, one chapter at a time."

NOTE: This virtual self-study group will begin once a Senior Percolator has been identified to lead the group. Learn more about becoming a Senior Percolator and giving back to the Boston PHP community.

https://www.meetup.com/bostonphp/pages/21338174/Senior_Percolators_and_Percolators/

This virtual self-study group will focus on learning the fundamentals of GitHub. Lynda.com (rebranded as LinkedIn Learning) offers a three-hour video series entitled GitHub Essential Training. That's it -- three hours only!

https://www.lynda.com/GitHub-tutorials/GitHub-Essential-Training/769293-2.html

Access to this certificate program is available for FREE to Boston Public Library or Cambridge Public Library members.

Self-Study Group Format

The format of a virtual self-study group is as follows:

• Each participant gains access to a Lynda.com (LinkedIn Learning) account.

https://www.lynda.com/GitHub-tutorials/GitHub-Essential-Training/769293-2.html

• Each participant commits to review one of six sections of a three-hour video series per week, complete any exercises and post links to a your GitHub account.

• Each participant obtains assistance by posting questions to a discussion area set up on the Boston PHP Message Board (coming soon) for each video section. Each comment will receive a response. Participants will also receive a weekly group e-mail update.

• Each participant will receive a certificate to post to your LinkedIn account upon completion of the entire six-part video series.

NOTE: There is no classroom instruction. There are no webcasts. There are no scheduled appointments of any kind.

Once you have access to Lynda.com (LinkedIn Learning), you simply proceed at a pace that best fits into your current work/life schedule.

How Do I Get Started?

• Become a member of Boston PHP Meetup if you are not already a member. Simply click: Join us!

https://www.meetup.com/bostonphp/

• Register for Git Lunch, Season 3. Simply RSVP: Yes

https://www.meetup.com/bostonphp/events/262398658/

• Obtain access to GitHub Essential Learning. Then, start your virtual learning by reviewing one video-based module at a time, completing the exercises and posting a link to your completed work.

https://www.lynda.com/GitHub-tutorials/GitHub-Essential-Training/769293-2.html

FAQs:

Q: How long will the course last?

A: We will cover six video modules starting Sunday, September 15, 2019 and ending Saturday, October 26. Refer to the GitHub Essential Learning -- Master Discussion List (coming soon) for specific dates.

Q: Do I have to wait until Sunday, September 15 to begin?

A: No need to wait! Feel free to begin as soon as you obtain access to LinkedIn Learning. Simply post a message on the Introduce Yourself message board (coming soon) once you gain access so that we can gauge participation. Then, proceed at a pace that best fits your current work/life schedule.

Q: What if I have additional questions?

A: Simply post a reply below ("Add a comment") and you will receive a response.

Invite your friends, family members and co-workers to join in the fun. Then, let's start pressing!

Gene Babon
Chief Percolator