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Intro to Version Control with Git and Github

July 23, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

$25
Ever make changes that broke your code and forgot how your code worked before? Want to work with someone on a code project, but aren’t sure who has the latest version of a particular file? Version control can solve these problems and more! Git is a popular version control application that can track your code changes, as well as help you to be more methodical in your programming. Win win! This session will introduce the basics of version control, how to use git to keep track of your changes to a project, and using GitHub to collaborate with other developers.
 
This workshop will cover:
 
• The basic concepts of version control
 
• The differences between git and other version control applications
 
• Fundamental git commands to track changes to a small project
 
• The basics of collaborating on code with other developers in a professional environment
 
• Navigating the file system with Bash.
 
• How to use GitHub
 
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This class will consist of two evening meetings on Monday, July 23 and Tuesday, July 24th from 5:30-7:30 PM.
 
Pay once ($25) and mark your calendars for the following date:
 
• MONDAY, July 23rd from 5:30 to 7:30pm
• TUESDAY, July 24th from 5:30 to 7:30pm
(that’s right … not Wednesday, but Tuesday)
 
PREREQUISITES and TECH REQUIREMENTS:
 
1. A willingness to use the command line.
We will be changing directories, listing directory contents, and using git from the command line throughout the class.
 
2. A laptop with Git already installed.
For Mac users, http://git-scm.com/download/mac
For Windows users, https://git-for-windows.github.io/
 
3. A Github account.
Sign up for free at https://github.com/join.
 
NOTE:
 
If we have less than 5 people signed up for this class up to a week before the starting date, it will be postponed for a later date.
 
We are offering scholarships on a limited basis for students with financial need. Please complete our scholarship application if you are interested: http://bit.ly/GDIABQScholarshipRequest

Details

Date:
July 23, 2018
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
$25
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/Girl-Develop-It-Albuquerque/events/251816542/

Venue

FatPipe ABQ
200 Broadway NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
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Phone
505.227.8802
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