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Introduction to GitHub for Developers Virtual Classroom Live July 17, 2024

Price: $1,700

This course runs for a duration of 2 Days.

The class will run daily from 10 AM ET to 6 PM ET.

Class Location: Virtual LIVE Instructor Led - Virtual Live Classroom.

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Introduction to GitHub for Developers is a fast-paced hands-on course that provides students with a solid overview of Git and GitHub the web-based version control repository hosting service. While the examples in this class are related to computer code, GitHub can be used for other content. It offers the complete distributed version control and source code management (SCM) functionality of Git as well as adding its own features. It provides access control and several collaboration features such as bug tracking, feature requests, task management, and wikis for every project.

Working in a hands-on learning environment led by our expert team, students will explore:

  • Getting Started with Collaboration
  • Understanding the GitHub Flow
  • Branching with Git
  • Local Git Configuration
  • Working Locally with Git
  • Collaborating on Your Code
  • Merging Pull Requests
  • Viewing Local Project History
  • Streaming Your Workflow with Aliases
  • Workflow Review Project: GitHub Games
  • Resolving Merge Conflicts
  • Working with Multiple Conflicts
  • Searching for Events in Your Code
  • Reverting Commits
  • Helpful Git Commands
  • Viewing Local Changes
  • Creating a New Local Repository
  • Fixing Commit Mistakes
  • Rewriting History with Git Reset
  • Merge Strategies: Rebase
  • Understanding GitHub Actions
  • Working with Workflows
  • Managing Jobs and Steps within a Workflow
  • Dealing with complex Workflows

Course Overview

Please note that this list of topics is based on our standard course offering, evolved from typical industry uses and trends. We will work with you to tune this course and level of coverage to target the skills you need most.

Getting Started with Collaboration

  • What is GitHub?
  • The GitHub Ecosystem
  • What is Git?
  • Exploring a GitHub Repository
  • Using GitHub Issues
  • Activity: Creating A GitHub Issue
  • Using Markdown

Understanding the GitHub Flow

  • The Essential GitHub Workflow

Branching with Git

  • Branching Defined
  • Activity: Creating a Branch with GitHub
  • Introduction
  • Class Diagram
  • Interaction Diagrams
  • Sequence Diagrams
  • Communication Diagrams
  • State Machine Diagrams
  • Activity Diagram
  • Implementation Diagrams

Local Git Configuration

  • Checking your Git version
  • Git Configuration Levels
  • Viewing your configurations
  • Configuring your username and email
  • Configuring autocrif

Working Locally with Git

  • Creating a Local copy of the repo
  • Our favorite Git command: git status
  • Using Branches locally
  • Switching branches
  • Activity: Creating a New File
  • The Two Stage Commit

Collaborating on Your Code

  • Pushing your changes to GitHub
  • Activity: Creating a Pull Request
  • Exploring a Pull Request
  • Activity: Code Review

Merging Pull Requests

  • Merge Explained
  • Merging Your Pull Request
  • Updating Your Local Repository
  • Cleaning Up the Unneeded Branches

Viewing Local Project History

  • Using Git Log

Streaming Your Workflow with Aliases

  • Creating Custom Aliases

Workflow Review Project: GitHub Games

  • User Accounts vs. Organization Accounts
  • Introduction to GitHub Pages
  • What is a Fork?
  • Creating a Fork
  • Workflow Review: Updating the README.md
  • Resolving Merge Conflicts
  • Local Merge Conflicts

Working with Multiple Conflicts

  • Remote Merge Conflicts
  • Exploring

Searching for Events in Your Code

  • What is Git bisect?
  • Finding the bug in your project

Reverting Commits

  • How Commits are made
  • Safe operations
  • Reverting Commits

Helpful Git Commands

  • Moving and Renaming Files with Git
  • Staging Hunks of Changes

Viewing Local Changes

  • Comparing changes with the Repository

Creating a New Local Repository

  • Initializing a new local repository

Fixing Commit Mistakes

  • Revising your last commit

Rewriting History with Git Reset

  • Understanding reset
  • Reset Modes
  • Reset Soft
  • Reset Mixed
  • Reset Hard
  • Does gone really mean gone?

Getting it Back

  • You just want that one commit
  • Oops, I didn’t mean to reset

Merge Strategies: Rebase

  • About Git rebase
  • Understanding Git Merge Strategies
  • Creating a Linear History

 GitHub Actions

  • Workflows
  • Events
  • Jobs
  • Steps
  • Runners

 Complex Workflows

  • Adding scripts to your workflow
  • Using variables
  • Sharing data between jobs
  • Working with dependencies
  • Working with Services


This class assumes some prior experience with Git, plus basic coding or programming knowledge.


Other Available Dates for this Course

Virtual Classroom Live
September 25, 2024

2 Days    10:00 am EST - 6:00 pm EST
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