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GitHub Introduction Course Outline

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This 1-day class provides an overview of GitHub the web-based version control repository hosting service. The students will learn and use hands-on labs to experience what GitHub is, and how it is used. They will create, edit and share files, create and share projects, learn to use and create pull-requests and branches. Students will create their own GitHub repository to control who has access to their projects. They can then use their repository after class has ended, for practice.

Course Outline

Module 1 Introduction to GitHub
Key concepts of GitHub

Module 2 Viewing
Views and Graphs in GitHub
Monitoring GitHub

Module 3 Editing
How to contribute via Forking
Adding Files
Creating Pull-Requests
Working with Folders (rename, moving)

Module 4 Collaboration
Committing to a Branch
Collaborating on Pull-Requests:
--Testing and Reviewing
--Best Practices

Module 5 Creating and Configuring
Creating a Repository
Adding Collaborators
Configuring a Repository
Integration with other Systems
Working with Organizations

Module 6 Downloading
Cloning Repositories
GitHub for Macintosh
GitHub for Windows
Configuring Command-Line Tools

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Attend hands-on, instructor-led GitHub Introduction training classes at ONLC's more than 300 locations. Not near one of our locations? Attend these same live classes from your home/office PC via our Remote Classroom Instruction (RCI) technology.

For additional training options, check out our list of GitHub Courses and select the one that's right for you.


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