IS&T RCS Tutorial - Version Control and Collaboration with Git and GitHub, Part One

Starts:
1:00 pm on Monday, September 16, 2019
Ends:
3:00 pm on Monday, September 16, 2019
Location:
72 E. Concord St; Room L1110
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/phpbin/training/register/index.php?admingroup_id=43

Whether you are writing source code or a manuscript, keeping track of changes is a critical part of a successful project. Version control software, like Git, automates the process of backing up and annotating previous versions of your evolving projects. In conjunction with online hosting services like GitHub, it also greatly simplifies the logistical difficulties of working in parallel with collaborators. This “hands-on” tutorial will cover the following topics: Version Control introduction Git repository setup Recording changes to the git repository Viewing commit history Undoing changes Tagging

This is a two-part tutorial so make sure to also sign up for “Version Control and Collaboration with Git and GitHub, Part Two“.