Git and GitHub

Learn how to use Git and GitHub from professionals in London

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There are no open public schedule dates for Git and GitHub course. We can offer you a private training or arrange a public course for you. Contact us here and we can make arrangements for your course.

Subjects for this course

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distributed version control system
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git command line
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markdown
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teamwork
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repositories
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Course Outline

Git and GitHub course overview

This Git and GitHub course explains how to use Version Control and Git as a Distributed Version Control System (DVCS)

A mixture of theory and practice will ensure that you can confidently use Git and GitHub for your projects.

This short Git and GitHub course is hands-on, instructor-led and classroom based. This training can be taken as a part-time evening course or even on the weekends. A list of all upcoming public Git and GitHub training course is given on training dragon website. 


Who is Git and GitHub training for?

This course is for you if you want to get started using Git and GitHub to easily maintain big projects and promote easy collaboration in small or big teams.


Prerequisites for Git and GitHub course

This course is designed for complete beginners. No previous knowledge is mandatory, familiarity with the terminal command line would be beneficial. Before attending the course, all students must create their GitHub profile at https://github.com/join


What will I get?

  • Training from professionals:

    Training Dragon consultants have been using Git  across a range of projects for many years. Those consultants write and teach our Git and Github training courses, so their experience directly informs course content.

  • Real-time Practice and Projects:

    Our Git and Github courses are designed to get you started in Distributed Version Control Systems.

  • Course Material:

    Git electronic notes are included in this course.

  • Course Completion Certificate:

    After completing this training you will receive a Git and GitHub course completion certificate.

  • Support and Careers Advice:

    After the course if you have any problems or questions regarding Git and GitHub do not hesitate to contact us. Training Dragon’s trainers are expert in their fields and if you need any help with you career choice, please speak to one of our trainers.


Git and GitHub Course Contents

Introduction to version control with Git

  • what is Git and what do we use it for
  • introduction to git
  • what is a repository (repo)
  • local environment
  • the staging area
  • remote environment

Basic Git commands

  • initialising a project with git init
  • creating a repository locally or via GitHub
  • checking the staging area with git status
  • knowing which repo we are working on with git show origin
  • adding content to staging area with git add
  • committing changes with git commit
  • pushing content with git push
  • pulling changes with git pull
  • writing notes and readme.md, introduction to markdown
  • ignoring content and the .gitignore file
  • removing content with git rm
  • moving files with git mv

Working with branches

  • what is a feature branch
  • creating a new branch
  • git checkout
  • checking which branch we are working on
  • discarding edits
  • merging branches
  • resolving merging conflicts
  • aborting a merge
  • squashing commits in one branch
  • deleting a branch
  • discarding edits with git checkout

History

  • checking history, previous commits and changes
  • git diff
  • git log
  • git reflog

Users

  • setting user details with git config --global
  • fixing issues with users
  • accepting collaborators

Promoting collaboration

  • forking someone else's repository
  • duplicating a repo
  • modifying a forked repo
  • pulling requests

RESET

  • reset soft
  • reset mixed 
  • reset hard

Advanced topics

  • editing last commit message
  • git rebase
  • stashing
  • submodules
  • workflow suggestions
  • large file storage (LFS)
  • the .gitconfig file
  • creating and using aliases
  • solving conflicts
  • publishing on github.io
  • accessing your remote server via terminal using SSH

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Emiliano
Leads our teaching team with many years of experience in teaching web development.
Ross
Ross
Brings many years of Python and Java software development experience to classrooms.
Olu
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Microsoft and Oracle certified developer with years teaching experience in Android, .NET and databases.

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