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GitHub Foundations workshop

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GitHub & Git Foundations Course

Our Foundations class helps you, as a newcomer to GitHub and Git, fully grasp the concepts and application of distributed version control so that you can effectively begin using this productivity-enhancing suite of tools. During this live training course, we’ll explore the foundations of GitHub and Git through practical every-day commands and processes. We’ll conclude with workflow ideas and practical tips that will get you on the road to mastery of this revolutionary version control system.

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($100 for class, $120 for class with lunch)


· Introductions

· Git and your initial setup

· Git configuration and its inheritance

· SSH Authentication and your first repository

· Understanding and thinking in Git's three stages

· Adding, committing, and diff-ing code changes

· The Similarity Index; Moving, Renaming, and Removing files

· Reviewing version history in Git

· Strategies for efficiency

· Managing and using Git Remotes

· Branching, Tagging, and Stashing

· Merging, Rebasing, and managing conflicts

· Undoing your work with Git


· Understand how Git works and how to apply that to day to day development.

· Learn how GitHub makes distributed collaboration both effective and enjoyable.

· Practice the use of Pull Requests to make contributions to any project.

· Learn the basic 10 commands that will appear in your every-day use of Git.

· Know how to “back out” mistakes using Git’s incredible history and ability to revert almost any change.

· Leverage the features of GitHub for easier collaboration with colleagues.

· Discover how the offline capabilities of Git work.


Brent Beer

* Get your ticket here: (

($100 for class, $120 for class with lunch)