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Learn Git with GitKraken

Localhost: Learn Git with GitKraken

Wednesday May 20, 2020
1:00pm to 3:00pm EDT
Event is hosted online

Event Description

During this workshop, you’ll guide participants through setting up a GitHub account, installing GitKraken, and learning the magic of collaborating seamlessly using the GitKraken Git Client and Glo Boards.

Participants will make edits to a simple team webpage to learn how to use the GitKraken Git Client — a visual interface for interacting with Git, no command line required.

Powered by GitKraken

Git is a powerful tool, but it can be tricky to get up and running and to memorize the commands on top of learning the workflow. GitKraken is a tool that provides an app for interacting with Git and streamlines the collaborative process. Learn how to branch, commit, make pull requests, and resolve merge conflicts in this collaborative, interactive workshop!

Requirements / Prerequisites

Participants will need to be able to install GitKraken on their computer and create a GitHub account before the workshop begins.

Who can attend?

Locations have different requirements for who can attend. This location is open to the following:


First 20 mins: Introductions, ice breaker
1.5 hours of guiding participants through building a project
30 minutes of wrap up, answering questions

Links & Resources

Workshop Zoom Link

The workshop is hosted digitally on this Zoom link that is unlocked once you check in.

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Workshop Code - Learn Git with GitKraken

This repo contains the source code for the workshop. The link is available on the registration page after you check in.

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Participant Slides - Learn Git with GitKraken

These are the slides to share with the event attendees. They are available on the registration page after they are checked in.

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Hosted by

Kathyleen O'Leary and Emily Akers
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