Git & GitHub Fundamentals Overview

Git & GitHub Fundamentals Course Outline

Module 1: Introducing Git and GitHub

  • Git and GitHub Overview

Module 2: Creating a Repository

  • Steps for Creating a Repository

Module 3: Pull Requests

  • About Pull Requests
  • Creating Pull Requests
  • Pull Requests and Forks

Module 4: Social Networking

  • Using GitHub as a Social Network
  • Collaboration

Module 5: Forking a Repository

  • How to Fork?
  • Keeping a Fork Synced

Module 6: Git Branching Tools

  • Archiving Repositories
  • Showing Recent Branches
  • Better Branch Descriptions
  • Creating Patch Sets
  • Splitting Commits
  • Squashing Commits
  • Commit Message Tags
  • Testing Commits in Sequence

Module 7: Understanding Change Logs

  • What is Change Logs?
  • Methods to Write A Changelog
  • Command for Generating Changelog

Module 8: Managing GitHub

  • Adding Files
  • Editing Files from Other Users
  • Tracking Changes
  • Deleting Files

Module 9: Securing GitHub

  • User Roles and Access Levels
  • Organisations and Teams
  • Authentication
  • Encryption
  • Audit and Access Logging
  • Application Security

Module 10: Automating GitHub

  • Automatic Workflows

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Who should attend this Git & GitHub Fundamentals Course?  

This Git & GitHub Fundamentals Training Course is designed for individuals who wish to gain a solid understanding of version control and collaboration using Git and GitHub. This course can benefit a wide range of professionals, including: 

  • Developers 
  • Programmers 
  • Technical Professionals 
  • Project Managers 
  • Graphic and Web Designers 
  • UI/UX Designers 
  • Marketing and Content Professionals 

Prerequisites of the Git & GitHub Fundamentals Course 

There are no formal prerequisites for this Git & GitHub Fundamentals Course. However, delegates must have some prior familiarity with the basics of coding.

Git & GitHub Fundamentals Course Overview

The Git & GitHub Fundamentals Course delves into version control concepts using Git and collaborative coding with GitHub. In modern software development, efficient version control is critical for tracking changes, managing code repositories, and facilitating seamless team collaboration, making this course indispensable for aspiring and seasoned developers.

Proficiency in Git & GitHub is crucial for Developers, Software Engineers, and anyone involved in collaborative coding projects. Mastering version control enhances productivity, streamlines code management and facilitates teamwork. Professionals aiming for seamless code collaboration, codebase management, and project versioning should prioritise mastering these tools.

This 1-day training provides a comprehensive understanding of Git's version control mechanisms and GitHub's collaborative features. Delegates learn to initiate, manage, and merge code branches effectively. Practical sessions and real-time collaboration scenarios equip delegates with skills to resolve conflicts, create repositories, and contribute to projects, fostering a robust understanding of collaborative development workflows.

Course Objectives:

  • To comprehend the fundamentals of Git version control
  • To master branching, merging, and repository management
  • To understand GitHub's role in collaborative coding
  • To effectively contribute to and manage repositories on GitHub
  • To resolve merge conflicts and utilise Git workflows efficiently
  • To explore best practices for team collaboration and code management
  • To implement version control strategies for project stability
  • To apply branching strategies and versioning concepts in real-world scenarios

After completing this course, delegates will gain a robust understanding of version control using Git and collaborative coding via GitHub. They'll adeptly manage codebases, contribute to projects, and resolve conflicts efficiently.

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What’s included in this Git & GitHub Fundamentals Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors    
  • Git & GitHub Fundamentals Certificate 
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Git & GitHub Fundamentals, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Git & GitHub Fundamentals. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Git & GitHub Fundamentals sessions.


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Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
We can provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course lasts for 1 day
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The training fees for Git & GitHub Fundamentals certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Git & GitHub Fundamentals.
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