Git Essentials: A Beginner's Guide (collab with SASE!)

Patrick F. Taylor Hall, 3304 South Quad Drive, Baton Rouge, 70803

Welcome to the "Git Essentials: A Beginner's Guide" workshop! In today's fast-paced software development world, effective version control is a must. Git, a distributed version control system, has become the industry standard for tracking changes in code, collaborating with teammates, and ensuring the integrity of your projects.

Sep 20, 2023, 11:00 PM – Sep 21, 2023, 1:00 AM



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About this event

We will be collaborating with Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers' (SASE) as part of their workshop series to prepare Geaux Ham attendees! Of course, it is available for non-hackathon attendees so join and learn some beneficial fundamental software engineering skills.

This workshop is designed for beginners who are new to Git or want to strengthen their foundational understanding. Here's what you can expect:

Workshop Highlights:

✅ Introduction to Version Control: Understand the importance of version control and how it can streamline your development workflow.

✅ Getting Started with Git: Learn how to set up Git on your computer, configure your identity, and create your first Git repository.

✅ Basic Git Commands: Master fundamental Git commands for tracking changes, committing code, and inspecting your project's history.

✅ Branching and Merging: Explore the power of branching to work on different features simultaneously and merge changes seamlessly.

✅ Collaboration with Git: Discover how Git enables collaboration with others by sharing repositories, resolving conflicts, and contributing to open-source projects.

✅ GitHub Integration: Get introduced to GitHub, a popular platform for hosting Git repositories, and learn how to publish your code online.

✅ Best Practices: Learn essential tips and best practices for using Git effectively in your daily development tasks.

By the end of this workshop, you'll have a solid understanding of Git's core concepts and practical skills to start using Git in your projects immediately. Whether you're a solo developer or part of a team, Git is a skill that can elevate your coding journey. Let's embark on this Git adventure together!

Location: Patrick F. Taylor Hall rm: 1259



September 20 – 21, 2023
11:00 PM – 1:00 AM UTC


  • Madeline Yi


    GDSC Lead

  • Aniedi Udo-Obong

    Regional Leader

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