GitHub: Getting Started

Learn how to work with Git and GitHub in an efficient way. In this course, you'll dive deep in GitHub's main features, including pull requests, issues, branches, wikis, and much more.
Course info
Rating
(168)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jul 6, 2021
Duration
4h 3m
Table of contents
Course Overview
An Overview of Git and GitHub
Getting Started with GitHub
Working with Repositories
Collaborating Using the GitHub Flow
Tracking Issues and Creating Releases
Automating Tasks with GitHub Actions
Creating a GitHub Wiki
Working with Social Features
Description
Course info
Rating
(168)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jul 6, 2021
Duration
4h 3m
Description

GitHub is a leading code repository site backed by Git. Millions of developers use GitHub daily as their go-to place for sharing code with the community. In this course, GitHub Getting Started, you will gain the ability to work efficiently with Git and GitHub. First, you will learn work with repositories and branches, both locally using Git and on GitHub. Next, you will discover how to work with the GitHub flow. Finally, you will explore how to how to use GitHub for other tasks than source code management, including working with issues, project, wiki, and pages. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of working with GitHub effectively needed to become a more productive developer.

About the author
About the author

Gill Cleeren is a solution architect, author, and trainer in mobile and web technologies. He's also a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP. He lives in Tienen, Belgium.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Gill Cleeren, and welcome to my course, GitHub: Getting Started. I'm the CTO of Xpirit Belgium and work on mobile and web projects. GitHub is the world's favorite social coding platform, and it is used by millions of developers around the globe every single day. A lot of developers use GitHub in combination with Git as their source management system, which is, of course, its main goal. But apart from source control, GitHub is so much more and can help you as a developer with the management of your entire project. This course will teach you how to work with Git and GitHub in an efficient way. You'll learn how to work with GitHub repositories, branches, forks, and pull requests, but GitHub offers much more, including project management, wikis to create documentation, and even static page hosting. Some of the major topics that we will cover include learn the basics of Git and its most commonly used commands using the command line interface, get a deep understanding of GitHub repositories, how you can create branches and forks, understand the GitHub flow using pull requests and perform code reviews, see how you can use GitHub within your organization for project management and creating wikis. By the end of this course, you'll have a good understanding of how you can use GitHub for your personal and professional project and how you can get the most use out of the platform. No prior knowledge is expected for this course. I hope that you will join me on this journey to learn how to use GitHub efficiently with the GitHub: Getting Started course, here at Pluralsight.