Git Like A Pro For Beginners
Copying of files in a time-stamped directory or by renaming the files itself is often used to keep older versions. This approach is very common because it looks so simple in the first place, but it is actually incredibly error prone.
In today’s world of CI/CD pipelines where new versions of our production and test code has to be checked out at speed, it is unthinkable to have such a version control system in place. So what are you waiting for? Let’s go and get a proper version control system in place for your CI/CD pipelines. But not only the selection and usage of a version control system makes you knowledgeable, no, learning by making frugal experiments, failing, pairing and explaining it to others is what makes you a brave explorer and brings you to success.
Start using the version control System Git can be daunting and frustrating. But knowing how Git works and how to use it to your advantage in your unique context is getting more and more essential if not even crucial. Especially if you want to work with CI/CD and take care collaboratively on the productive and test automation codebase in your team, you have to know Git.
It is a long way to the top if you want to Rock ‘n’ Roll with Git and this workshop is the perfect start for it. In 90 minutes you will learn how to use the basic commands on the command line. You will pair up with another passionate astronaut and explore some Git models and concepts hands-on based on a storyline.
Whether you have just started working with Git or want to refresh your existing basic knowledge or you are a novice and eager to learn it, this power workshop is for you. Come in and explore with a learning partner of the group what Git feels like.
Outline/Structure of the Workshop
You will learn the basic Git concepts by working in pairs based on a funny storyline!
- Understand how the basic Git concepts initializing, adding, committing, pushing, fetching, merging and pulling really work
- Learn how to write a proper and clean commit message
- Experience how you can go further and explore Git with the help of its concepts and models
- Learn how to spin up and run your own self-hosted Git remote repository manager
Prerequisites for Attendees
Please make sure you have the following things installed on your machine BEFORE joining this workshop: