Git into it, yuh!

Western Michigan University
Mon, Dec 19, 2022, 2:00 PM (EST)

About this event

Welcome fellow participants! In alignment with Hope in the Zoo - Local Solution Challenge (, we bring to you our Git into it, yuh! workshop.

In this introductory session - Kedasha Kerr - Developer Advocate at GitHub - will show you how to use git and GitHub. You will learn how to use git in the terminal to track your work, create new branches to complete work, interact with a repository like a software engineer would on a dev team, create pull requests and merge your changes into the main branch.

Audience takeaways:

- Learn how to install and use git in the terminal

- Learn how to create a new branch and repository on GitHub

- Learn how to interact with a GitHub repository from the terminal

- Learn how to work within a single repository on a team

- Learn how to use basic git commands


- Have some experience working in the terminal/command line

- Have a GitHub account

More about Kedasha

Kedasha is a Developer Advocate at Github where she enjoys sharing the lessons she’s learned from her time as an engineer and from her day job talking with other engineers at GitHub and in the wider developer community.

Prior to her transition to the world of tech via an intense coding boot camp, she worked as a social worker in various government agencies. She finds joy in helping others learn about the tech industry and has spoken at conferences, online workshops, and multiple podcasts about her experience as a software developer. When she's not building software, you can find her in the kitchen cooking up her favorite Jamaican dishes. You can find her on Instagram & Tiktok at @itsthatladydev.  






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