Introduction to GIT | GIT Quick Start

Get Started with GIT! Explore GIT Repository Essentials, Branching, Using GIT on the Server, Customizing GIT and More

TTDV7550

Introductory

1 Day

Course Overview

Introduction to Git | GIT Quick Start is a one-day fast track course geared for anyone who will be using the Git repository.  This course is ideal for Software developers, project managers, software architects and solutions architects, release managers, or anyone else in IT who will be using the Git repository. No prior experience with Git is presumed.  Prior experience with other version control systems is helpful but not required.

Working in a hands-on learning environment led by our expert practitioner attendees will explore:

  • Git Basics
  • Git Branching
  • Git on the Server
  • Distributed Git
  • Git Tools
  • Customizing Git

Course Objectives

This course is approximately 50% hands-on, combining expert lecture, real-world demonstrations and group discussions with machine-based practical labs and exercises.  Our engaging instructors and mentors are highly experienced practitioners who bring years of current "on-the-job" experience into every classroom.  

Working in a hands-on learning environment led by our expert practitioner attendees will explore:

  • Git Basics
  • Git Branching
  • Git on the Server
  • Distributed Git
  • Git Tools
  • Customizing Git

Need different skills or topics?  If your team requires different topics or tools, additional skills or custom approach, this course may be further adjusted to accommodate.  We offer additional GIT, DevOps, Docker, container, security, programming, and other related topics that may be blended with this course for a track that best suits your needs.

Course Prerequisites

This hands-on course is geared for Software developers, project managers, software architects and solutions architects, release managers, or anyone else in IT who will be using the Git repository.

Please see the Related Courses tab for specific Pre-Requisite courses, Related Courses that offer similar skills or topics, and next-step Learning Path recommendations.

Course Agenda

Please note that this list of topics is based on our standard course offering, evolved from typical industry uses and trends. We will work with you to tune this course and level of coverage to target the skills you need most.

  1. Git Basics
  • Introduction to Git
  • Git Repository
  • Recording Changes to the Repository
  • Viewing the Commit History
  • Undoing Things
  • Tagging
  1. Git Branching
  • Branching and Merging
  • Branch Management
  • Branching Workflows
  • Remote Branches
  • Rebasing
  1. Git on the Server
  • The Protocols
  • Getting Git on a Server
  • Generating SSH Public Key
  • Setting up the Server
  • Public Access
  • Hosted Git (GITHub)
  • Working with Remotes
  1. Distributed Git
  • Distributed Workflows
  • Contributing to a Project
  • Maintaining a Project
  1. Git Tools
  • Revision Selection
  • Interactive Staging
  • Rewriting History
  • Debugging with Git (bisect)
  • Submodules
  • Subtree Merging
  1. Customizing Git
  • Git Configuration
  • Git Attributes
  • Git Hooks

Course Materials

Student Materials: Each participant will receive a Student Guide with course notes, code samples, software tutorials, step-by-step written lab instructions, diagrams and related reference materials and resource links. Students will also receive the project files (or code, if applicable) and solutions required for the hands-on work.

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