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GitHub Foundations workshop

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.

* Get your ticket here:

($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)

O’Reilly as our sponsor of the event, they have provided members of our groups with 20% discount to Solid this year using this link: The 20% discount code is COLEARN20.

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  • Toby M.

    Super awesome class, Thanks GitHub!

    April 10, 2014

  • Antonia

    Can't make this class due to project constraints

    April 9, 2014

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