Introduction to Git

Adverts.ie (4th Floor), 19 / 22 Dame Street, Dublin 2, Dublin
Mon, 14th Apr 2014 18:30 till 21:00

Workshop details Beginners

10.00

Join Matthew McCullough from the GitHub Training team for an evening of learning the ins and outs of the Git version control system.

This revolutionary distributed version control system (DVCS) that has housed the Linux Kernel source for the last 8 years is the leading version control system of modern open source projects and becoming ever more popular in businesses too.

At the conclusion of this class, you'll be able to confidently start, manipulate, and leverage Git for storage of your code and collaboration on changes with people around the world.

Outline

  • Installing and configuring Git
  • Creating Git repositories
  • Crafting commits
  • Reviewing history
  • Working with branches
  • Combining changes
  • Undoing mistakes
  • Synchronizing repositories
  • Application lifecycle integrations

PLEASE HAVE ONE THE FOLLOWING INSTALLED ON YOUR LAPTOP BEFORE ARRIVING TO WORKSHOP

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GitHub for In-Kind

GitHub is version control for software development and so much more. Whether it's a weekend side project, your favorite open source library, a startup destined for glory, or your company's app, GitHub helps everyone work together with tools for easier collaboration and more visibility. Check it out — open source is free!

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FAQ

Q. A lot of our events are female-friendly events, we have enquiries asking if other genders are welcome as well?

YES. You are welcome. Events we run or partner in are diversity friendly.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at contact@codinggrace.com.

Q. What do I bring?

Your laptop.

Q. I can't find the venue

Go through the Dublin Business School entrance, and take the lift to Adverts.ie's floor.

Call me (Vicky) at +353 86 150 2003

Q. Is this just for programmers?

No, source control is really handy way of backing up your files in your projects. And it's a great way to go back to different revisions of your files in your project. Plus you see the comments each time a file has been changed and committed back.

This is suitable for game developers, researchers, and anything that has documentation and files.

Refunds (Only applicable if this is a PAID event)

Full refunds until 24 hours before the event.

If there are not enough people signed up to the event, I will be in touch to refund you.

If you have any other questions

You can contact Vicky Twomey-Lee by emailing vicky@codinggrace.com.

Mentors

Matthew McCullough

GitHub Training team.

Organiser

Vicky Twomey-Lee || +353 86 150 2003 || vicky@codinggrace.com

About Coding Grace

Coding Grace are a group of developers based in Ireland who love to code and do other geeky and not necessarily crafty activities. Some of us code full-time, or just for fun (or both). We have people who are part of other technical user groups such as Dublin ALT.NET, GameCraft, Python Ireland, Ruby Ireland and more…
We provide female-friendly workshops and events in an environment for developers and aspiring developers mentored by majority female instructors.
We aim to provide a support network for people from all backgrounds and hope our outreach will help bring those who are interested in code development together and learn from one another.