Whether it is for re-using the same code or deploying a bug fix or just for better document management, one of the most important leaps any site builder will ever take in their path towards becoming a developer is learning a version control system, or VCS. Since Git is the standard VCS over 80% of developers, lets roll up our sleeves and dive in.
The benefits far outweigh the efforts needed to learn this tooling. Once you start, you will wonder why it took you so long to unleash the power of this awesome tech.
What I have discovered in teaching Git to hundreds of students over the last few years is that there are only a handful of concepts to understand. Anyone can enter the session afraid of the tooling and leave the session excited to dig in and integrate Git with their workflow ASAP.
- a brief history of git,
- The Four Basic Concepts
- From local only to your first Pull Requests
Bring your laptops to play along at home and get started before you leave the room.