GitHub for Developers Course Details:

This course provides a deep dive into Git and GitHub, the web-based version control repository hosting service. While examples used in the class are related to code, GitHub can be used for other content applications.

    May 22 2024

    Date: 05/22/2024 - 05/23/2024 (Wednesday - Thursday) | 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (EST)
    Location: ONLINE (Virtual Classroom Live)
    Delivery Format: VIRTUAL CLASSROOM LIVE Request Quote & Enroll

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    GitHub for Developers

    May 22 - 23, 2024 | 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (EST) | Virtual Classroom Live

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Getting Started with Collaboration

  • What is GitHub?
  • The GitHub Ecosystem
  • What is Git?
  • Exploring a GitHub Repository
  • Using GitHub Issues
  • Creating A GitHub Issue
  • Using Markdown

Understanding the GitHub Flow

  • The Essential GitHub Workflow

Branching with Git

  • Branching Defined
  • Creating a Branch with GitHub
  • Introduction
  • Class Diagram
  • Interaction Diagrams
  • Sequence Diagrams
  • Communication Diagrams
  • State Machine Diagrams
  • Diagram
  • Implementation Diagrams

Local Git Configuration

  • Checking your Git version
  • Git Configuration Levels
  • Viewing your configurations
  • Configuring your user name and email
  • Configuring autocrif

Working Locally with Git

  • Creating a Local copy of the repo
  • Our favorite Git command: git status
  • Using Branches locally
  • Switching branches
  • Creating a New File
  • The Two Stage Commit

Collaborating on Your Code

  • Pushing your changes to GitHub
  • Activity: Creating a Pull Request
  • Exploring a Pull Request
  • Code Review

Merging Pull Requests

  • Merge Explained
  • Merging Your Pull Request
  • Updating Your Local Repository
  • Cleaning Up the Unneeded Branches

Viewing Local Project History

  • Using Git Log

Streaming Your Workflow with Aliases

  • Creating Custom Aliases

Workflow Review Project: GitHub Games

  • User Accounts vs. Organization Accounts
  • Introduction to GitHub Pages
  • What is a Fork?
  • Creating a Fork
  • Workflow Review: Updating the

Resolving Merge Conflicts

  • Local Merge Conflicts

Working with Multiple Conflicts

  • Remote Merge Conflicts
  • Exploring

Searching for Events in Your Code

  • What is Git bisect?
  • Finding the bug in your project

Reverting Commits

  • How Commits are made
  • Safe operations
  • Reverting Commits

Helpful Git Commands

  • Moving and Renaming Files with Git
  • Staging Hunks of Changes

Viewing Local Changes

  • Comparing changes with the Repository

Creating a New Local Repository

  • Initializing a new local repository

Fixing Commit Mistakes

  • Revising your last commit

Rewriting History with Git Reset

  • Understanding reset
  • Reset Modes
  • Reset Soft
  • Reset Mixed
  • Reset Hard
  • Does gone really mean gone?

Getting it Back

  • You just want that one commit
  • Oops, I didn’t mean to reset

Merge Strategies: Rebase

  • About Git rebase
  • Understanding Git Merge Strategies
  • Creating a Linear History

*Please Note: Course Outline is subject to change without notice. Exact course outline will be provided at time of registration.

Join an engaging hands-on learning environment, where you’ll learn:

  • GitHub ecosystem
  • Workflow and diagrams
  • Configurations
  • Isolating your work with branches
  • Access and configuration options
  • Collaborating with your team
  • Search, reverts, and changes
  • Code conflict resolution

This course has a 50% hands-on labs to 50% lecture ratio with engaging instruction, demos, group discussions, labs, and project work.


To gain the most from this course, you should have:

  • Prior experience with Git
  • Basic coding or programming knowledge



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