Is your organization using GitHub pull requests? Do you need to know how to make them work for you and your team? This course will showcase the common scenarios of pull requests to provide code reviews and increase code quality.
Pull Requests can sound intimidating at first, especially when you must pair them with git commits, pulls and pushes. In this course, GitHub Pull Requests from Start to Finish, you will learn the process of bringing in code from a Git repository in an organized fashion, allowing software development teams to be able to track and review each other's work before deploying to production. First, you will create some pull requests and get approvals. Next, you will discover how to review code with and for others. Finally, you will explore common scenarios you’ll encounter when using pull requests. When you’re finished with this course, you will know how and why pull requests can lead to a more stable, better written, and useful codebase.
Course Overview Welcome to GitHub Pull Requests from Start to Finish. I'm Lisa Walkosz‑Migliacio, a software engineer. I've been committing code for years in teams and know you need the right tools when creating software. I'm going to walk you through how to build a better code base using GitHub pull requests. Pull requests can sound intimidating at first, especially when you have to pair them with all these Git commits, pulls, and pushes. I'm here to show you a simpler way. We'll walk through the options you can use on the GitHub website, show options on GitHub Desktop, and show options on the command line. I'll go through the common scenarios you'll encounter when using pull requests, including viewing, creating, approvals, and reviewing code on both branches that you have and others. By the end of this course, you'll know how to use pull requests as a useful tool that helps you and your team, creating a better experience for everyone in your coding pipeline. Before beginning this course, have a familiarity with GitHub and how to use Git commands, as well as have some knowledge on using collaborative tools. If you've been curious how to use pull requests to your advantage, let me show you how and why GitHub Pull Requests from Start to Finish can lead to a more stable, better written, and useful codebase for you and your team.