Git and GitHub Beginners crash course 2017
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Git and GitHub Beginners crash course 2017

Hands-on Practical guide to Git and GitHub
4.1 (24 ratings)
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1,907 students enrolled
Last updated 7/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Install Git
  • Initialize a repository
  • Add files to staging index
  • Commit files to repository
  • Write commit messages
  • Understand the Git three-tree architecture
  • Understand git workflow
  • Track when files are added and modified
  • Create gitignore file to exclude files and directories
  • Create remote repository
  • Create and merging branches
  • Understand HEAD
  • Pull updates
  • Push updates
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Requirements
  • You should be able to use a PC and internet at beginner level
  • Basic working knowledge of using a command line tool.
Description

This course shows  you how to use Git, the popular open-source version control software, to manage changes to source code and text files. The course is a beginners crash course that will teach you the basics of this popular open source version control system. 

Version control allows collaborative development which makes it easy for teams to work together on projects.
The effective use of version control is important and a useful skill for developers to have in their tool kit.

Git is a version control system which is like a series of snapshots of your code which can be referenced at any time.
GitHub  is a web based graphical interface where you can publish and host your Git repositories and collaborate with other people or teams.   Git and GitHub has become the industry-standard version control and publishing platform .  Git allows you to track changes and your development process and when used with GitHub it becomes an effective backup mechanism.

This course is for absolute beginners and will introduce you to the basics of using a version control system called Git and a collaboration platform called GitHub . Although this course does not involve any programming  students  who have a basic knowledge of programming or simple HTML might  find it easier to follow along . Also experience of using the command line might  come in handy though not mandatory as the course is so basic anyone can follow along easily.

What you will learn  include how to :

  • Install git
  • Commit  files to repository
  • Write commit messages
  • Understand the Git three-tree architecture
  • Understand git workflow
  • Track when  files are added and modified
  • Create ignore file to exclude files and directories
  • Create remote repository
  • Create and merging branches
  • Understand HEAD
  • Pull updates
  • Push updates
Who is the target audience?
  • Beginner programmers
  • Beginner developers
  • Beginner web designers
  • Anyone who wants to share their work
  • People working remotely on same projects
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Curriculum For This Course
29 Lectures
02:15:45
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Getting Started
20 Lectures 01:28:43



Basic Git Architecture Illustration
04:01

Git workflow basic illustration
03:09





Retrieving specific configuration settings
02:32

Creating a file and directory with Git Bash
03:30

Initialize empty git repository
05:18

Adding files to staging index
06:18

More ways to add files to staging
05:47

Committing files to repository
02:49

Using Git Help
04:06

Creating gitignore file
06:50

Editing and re-committing changes
04:21

Creating a git branch
07:55

Merging Branches
04:07
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Creating Remote Repository on Github
9 Lectures 47:02
Create remote repository
07:23

Create README.md file
07:52

Edit README.md file
04:20

Clone a remote repository
04:02

Introduction to Forking a Repo
01:40

How To Fork A Repo
08:16

Getting updates by pulling
01:53

How to view the commit log
07:47

What is HEAD?
03:49
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