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Introduction to Version Control With Git and Github



Being able to understand and use version control is a critical part of being a software developer. Version control allows you (and your team) to collaborate, track, and revert changes to your code, documentation, and samples. One very popular version control is Git. In this talk we will cover the basics of using Git, show how to publish and share your code through the GitHub, and how to contribute to an open source project using Git and Github. You will walk away from this talk ready to use Git and Github to manage all of your code assets and know how to contribute to open source projects.

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If you want to follow along with the examples, bring your laptop with install the Git command line from and have a Github account created at ( if you do not already have one.


6:30pm - 7:00pm ~ Meet, Greet, and Eat
7:00pm - 7:15pm ~ Introduction, Upcoming Events, and Announcements
7:15pm - 8:30pm ~ Justin's Presentation
8:30+ ~ Hang out at the Galvanize nerd castle

About the Speaker:

Justin loves to share his passion and knowledge of software development with other developers to help them grow in their careers. He has been programming and designing web applications for over 20 years. Justin frequently speaks at conferences, meetups and community events. He also blogs regularly about web and mobile development at (

In his free time, Justin is one of the organizers for the Arizona Give Camp helping to put on hackathons for developers to code it forward to help Non-Profits with their IT needs. Justin also organizes the Ionic Arizona and Phoenix Version Control meetups.

About Galvanize:

Galvanize is the premiere dynamic learning community for technology. With campuses located in booming technology sectors throughout the country, Galvanize provides a community for each the following:

Education - part-time and full-time training in web development, data science, and data engineering

Workspace - whether you’re a freelancer, startup, or established business, we provide beautiful spaces with a community dedicated to support your company’s growth

Networking - events in the tech industry happen constantly in our campuses, ranging from popular Meetups to multi-day international conferences

To learn more about Galvanize, visit (
515 East Grant Street · Phoenix, AZ
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