About this Course

Effective use of version control is an important and useful skill for any developer working on long-lived (or even medium-lived) projects, especially if more than one developer is involved. This course, built with input from GitHub, will introduce the basics of using version control by focusing on a particular version control system called Git and a collaboration platform called GitHub.

This course is part of the Front End and Full Stack Nanodegrees..

Course Cost
Free
Timeline
Approx. 3 weeks
Skill Level
Beginner
Included in Course
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This free course is your first step towards a new career with the Full Stack Web Developer Nanodegree Program.

Free Course

How to Use Git and GitHub

Enhance your skill set and boost your hirability through innovative, independent learning.

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Course Leads

  • Caroline Buckey
    Caroline Buckey

    Instructor

  • Sarah Spikes
    Sarah Spikes

    Instructor

What You Will Learn

Lesson 1

Navigating a Commit History

  • Discover what makes Git a great version control system for programmers.
  • Get practice using Git to view the history of an existing project
  • See all the saved versions, checkout a previous version, and compare two different versions.
Lesson 1

Navigating a Commit History

  • Discover what makes Git a great version control system for programmers.
  • Get practice using Git to view the history of an existing project
  • See all the saved versions, checkout a previous version, and compare two different versions.
Lesson 2

Creating and Modifying a Repository

  • Learn how to create a repository and save versions of your project
  • Learn about the staging area, committing your code, branching, and merging.
Lesson 2

Creating and Modifying a Repository

  • Learn how to create a repository and save versions of your project
  • Learn about the staging area, committing your code, branching, and merging.
Lesson 3

Using GitHub to Collaborate

  • Get practice using GitHub to share your code and collaborate on multi-developer projects
  • Learn how to make and review a pull request on GitHub.
  • Get practice by collaborating with other Udacity students to write a create-your-own-adventure story.
Lesson 3

Using GitHub to Collaborate

  • Get practice using GitHub to share your code and collaborate on multi-developer projects
  • Learn how to make and review a pull request on GitHub.
  • Get practice by collaborating with other Udacity students to write a create-your-own-adventure story.

Prerequisites and Requirements

While this course does not involve programming, students should have some experience with a programming or markup language. Additionally, students should be familiar with navigating the command line. If unfamiliar or if you want a refresher, check out these instructions or this introductory course.

See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

Why Take This Course

Git is used by many tech companies, and a public GitHub profile serves as a great portfolio for any developer. But more than that, you’ll establish an efficient programming workflow that allows you to:

  • Keep track of multiple versions of a file
  • Track bugs by reverting to previous working versions of a file
  • Seamlessly collaborate with other developers on a project

The use of tools like Git and GitHub is essential for collaborating with other developers in most professional environments.

What do I get?
  • Instructor videos
  • Learn by doing exercises
  • Taught by industry professionals

Thanks for your interest!

We'll be in touch soon.

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