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Git 101
An introduction to Git source code management system, good for all levels of expertise. Included will be: - An overview of what git is - Why use git? - git vs. github - A peek into how git works - A hands-on demo of using git on the command line - A hands-on walkthrough of the general steps to contribute to an open source project (and fi xthis typo) If you would like to participate in the hands-on portions you'll need to do the following: - install git ( on your laptop (we'll use terminal on mac and git-bash on windows to interact with git) - create a github account ( - bring your laptop to the meeting Speaker: Al Jachimiak is the Lead Support Engineer at Odd Networks. During the day, Al maintains several NodeJs and Go backend services, manages app releases on multiple platforms, and produces client side javascript applications. His current focus has been working with VueJs. This is Al's fourth full length talk at HVOpen. Lightning Talks: We'll also be doing the following lightning talks before the meeting: * None yet, please propose below! Propose a Lightning Talk ( Location: 300 Rockefeller Hall 3rd Floor Auditorium Vassar College 124 Raymond Ave Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

300 Rockefeller Hall, Vassar College

124 Raymond Avenue, · Poughkeepsie, NY

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A monthly gathering of open technology contributors, users, enthusiasts, and open curious folks. Main meeting with lecture and lightning talks held the first Wednesday of the month at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.

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