Introduction to Git, GitHub, and Open Source

Are you interested in diving into the world of collaborative coding, open-source projects, and version control systems? Join our enlightening session, "Introduction to Git, GitHub, and Open Source," where we demystify the essential tools driving modern software development and innovation.

Oct 26, 4:00 – 5:30 PM



Key Themes

Open Source

About this event

In this interactive workshop, we will embark on a journey through the fundamentals of Git and GitHub, the dynamic duo that powers teamwork in the realm of coding. Git, a distributed version control system, allows multiple developers to collaborate seamlessly, track changes efficiently, and maintain a comprehensive history of their projects. GitHub, the world's leading platform for version control and collaboration, enhances this process by providing an ecosystem where developers can work together, share knowledge, and contribute to open-source projects.

What You'll Learn:

Git Basics: Understand the core concepts of version control, branching, merging, and resolving conflicts. Learn how Git revolutionizes collaboration and enables efficient project management.

GitHub Essentials: Explore GitHub's interface, create repositories, manage issues, and implement pull requests. Discover how GitHub streamlines collaboration and provides a platform for open-source initiatives.

Open Source Culture: Delve into the ethos of open source, learning how it fosters innovation, inclusivity, and community-driven development. Explore the impact of open source on the tech industry and beyond.

Best Practices: Grasp essential tips and tricks for effective version control, collaboration, and contributing to open-source projects. Learn how to navigate the vast world of open source with confidence.

Who Should Attend:

Developers and Coders: Whether you're a beginner or an experienced developer, understanding Git and GitHub is crucial for your collaborative projects.

Tech Enthusiasts: If you're passionate about technology and curious about open-source contributions, this session will provide you with the knowledge and tools to get started.

Students and Educators: Open source and collaborative coding are essential skills for students and educators alike. Learn how to harness the power of Git and GitHub for academic and personal projects.

Why Attend:

By the end of this session, you'll have a solid understanding of Git, GitHub, and the open-source ecosystem. You'll be equipped with the skills and knowledge to participate in collaborative coding projects, contribute to open-source initiatives, and enhance your software development capabilities.

Join us for this insightful session and unlock the doors to a world of collaborative coding, innovation, and endless possibilities. Let's embrace the spirit of open source together!



Thursday, October 26, 2023
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM UTC


4:00 PMWelcome and Introduction
4:15 PMUnderstanding Git: The Foundation of Collaboration
4:30 PMGitHub Unveiled: Your Gateway to Open Source
4:45 PMEmbracing Open Source Culture
5:00 PMLive Contributions: Engaging Hands-On Experience
5:25 PMInteractive Q&A Session


  • Bilal Pervez


    Software Engineer

  • Mujeeb Ur Rehman


    Software Developer


  • Ali Asar Khowaja

    SZABIST, Karachi

    GDSC Lead


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  • Ali Asar Khowaja

    GDSC Lead

  • Muhammad Ali Shoaib

    Szabist, Karachi

    Tech Team Lead

  • Bilal Pervez

    Mobile Application Development Lead

  • Mujeeb Ur Rehman


    Web Tech Lead

  • Sarim Effendi

    Programming Team Lead

  • Usama Afzal

    Design and Creativity Team Lead

  • Umer Amir

    Design and Creativity Team Co-Lead

  • Rameesha Alvi

    Outreach Team Lead

  • Shahmeer Arshad

    Marketing Team Lead

  • Shahab Mustafa

    Event Management Team Lead

  • Alisa Shah

    Event Management Team Co-Lead

  • Arsalan Ayaz

    Content Writing Team Lead

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