Essential Git Training

This Essential Git training class simply teaches what you really need to know about Git. The course will show you, step by step and cutting out all the fat, what Git is, what’s the use case behind each feature, and how you can use it effectively like professional web developers use it.

The course starts assuming you know nothing about Git and step by step explains the theory and introduces each command progressing in a smooth and logical flow.

We will also learn how to use the GitHub portal, where you can collaborate with other developers and participate in a project where you will apply everything you learned in the course.

Goals
  1. Start a Git repository from an existing project or clone a project hosted on the internet.
  2. Obtain a fundamental understanding of how to manage remote repositories.
  3. Learn the theory of and why branches are important.
  4. Learn about Git tools like stash and cherry-pick.
  5. Become knowledgeable with the GitHub portal and how to use it professionally.
  6. Participate in a Git collaborative project in class.
Outline
  1. Introduction
    1. What is Git?
    2. What is Version Control?
    3. Types of version control systems
    4. Is Git better than other similar tools?
  2. Installing Git
    1. Installing Git on Windows
      1. Chocolatey
      2. Git for Windows
      3. Git Bash for Windows
    2. Installing Git on Mac
      1. Using Homebrew
      2. Using Xcode development tools
      3. Checking if Git is installed correctly
  3. Git Fundamentals
    1. The File Status Lifecycle
      1. Untracked
      2. Tracked
      3. Modified
      4. Staged
    2. Visual Workflow
    3. Using the terminal
    4. Choosing a Code Editor
      1. Windows
      2. Mac
  4. Starting with Git
    1. Basic Operations
    2. History of the Project
    3. Other Basic Operations
      1. Git move
      2. Git remove
      3. Git ignore
      4. Git diff
    4. Undoing Things
      1. Git commit amend
    5. Unstaging files
    6. Discarding changes
      1. Changes to one file
      2. Changes to all files
    7. Git Branches and Tags
      1. The commit history
      2. Merging branches
      3. Branching in action
      4. Merge conflicts
    8. Rebasing
    9. Interactive rebase
    10. Tagging
  5. Remote Repositories
    1. Setting up a Github account
    2. Creating SSH credentials
    3. Our first remote repository
    4. Remote repository operations
    5. Git fetch and Git pull
    6. Git remote branches and tags
  6. Professional Git Workflow with Github
    1. What is a workflow?
    2. Code reviews
    3. Forking a repository
    4. Pull requests
  7. Final Project
    1. The Global Restaurant Guide
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Preparing for Class

Training for your Team

Length: 2 Days
  • Private Class for your Team
  • Online or On-location
  • Customizable
  • Expert Instructors

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