Git Fundamentals

An introductory course in using Git to manage your websites and other software projects

In this course, you will learn the fundamentals you need to know to use Git to manage your websites and other software projects.

Who is this class for?

This class is for anyone just getting started with Git. You might be someone transitioning from a site-builder role to writing code. Or perhaps you're just trying to up your web development game.

What will you learn?

This class starts with the very basics and covers everything you need to use Git individually or on a project team. This includes:

  • Git concepts like commits, branches, tags, and repositories.
  • Git commands for adding, moving, and deleting files in your git repository.
  • Creating .gitignore files to exclude files from being tracked by Git.
  • Using branches to work on different tasks separately and merge them when they are ready to deploy.
  • Fixing mistakes you make with Git, and reverting back to older versions of files when necessary.
  • Using GitHub to manage your project workflow.

How is this class taught?

The class will consist of two weekly video lessons, each around 2 hours long, and two weekly live Q&A sessions with the instructor. The lessons will cover the topics listed below, and can be watched on-demand, any time that is convenient for you. We will provide you with an online development environment, so you don't need to worry about setting that up ahead of time.

The weekly live sessions will be conducted online, using the Zoom webinar software. During the sessions, the instructor will answer all your questions and will help troubleshoot any issues you have following the course. In addition to the live sessions, you will have access to an online forum to discuss with other students and ask the instructor questions during the week.

After the course is over you can continue to access the lesson videos, free of charge, forever. There are no monthly subscription fees. Just come back and watch the lessons whenever you want. They are a great reference when you forget how to do something.

Lessons In This Course

Getting Started with Git

Introduction
00:01:31
Using the BitWisdom Development Stack
00:11:29
Using the Example Code in This Class
00:01:20
About Version Control
00:09:22
Ways to Use Git
00:02:17
Installing Git
00:06:06
Creating a Git Repository
00:05:29
Adding and Committing Files
00:26:26
Moving and Deleting Files
00:11:17
Ignoring Files
00:33:23

Using Git Branches, Tags, and History

Viewing File History
00:16:20
Using Branches
00:28:57
Using a Remote Repository
00:29:41
Using Tags
00:07:08
Fixing Mistakes and Reverting Files
00:12:40
The GitHub Workflow: Forks and Pull Requests
00:09:44
Conclusion
00:01:40

See It In Action

Watch this sample video to get a sense of what this course is like.

Watch Example Video

Wayne Eaker
Wayne Eaker
Drupal Architect, Developer, and Trainer

About Your Instructor

Wayne Eaker is the director and chief developer of Zengenuity. He's a Drupal expert with years of experience building highly-customized Drupal websites. He is also a seasoned trainer, having taught professionals, corporate clients and high school computer science students.

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$ 98
Per student
  • 3.5 hours of video lessons
  • 2 weekly live webinars with your instructor
  • Permanent access to the recordings of all the lessons and live sessions
  • A development environment for your practice Drupal site
  • Access to an online forum to ask questions of the instructor and discuss with other students
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Your Class Session Details

Lesson Videos

Your lesson videos will be available starting April 14, 2021. You can start and stop the videos at your convenience, and use them as a reference forever!

Your lesson videos will be available starting April 28, 2021. You can start and stop the videos at your convenience, and use them as a reference forever!

Your lesson videos will be available starting May 12, 2021. You can start and stop the videos at your convenience, and use them as a reference forever!

Your lesson videos will be available starting May 26, 2021. You can start and stop the videos at your convenience, and use them as a reference forever!

Your lesson videos will be available starting June 9, 2021. You can start and stop the videos at your convenience, and use them as a reference forever!

Your lesson videos will be available starting June 23, 2021. You can start and stop the videos at your convenience, and use them as a reference forever!

Your lesson videos will be available starting July 7, 2021. You can start and stop the videos at your convenience, and use them as a reference forever!

Development Environment

Your practice development environment will be available from April 14, 2021 to May 12, 2021.

Your practice development environment will be available from April 28, 2021 to May 26, 2021.

Your practice development environment will be available from May 12, 2021 to June 9, 2021.

Your practice development environment will be available from May 26, 2021 to June 23, 2021.

Your practice development environment will be available from June 9, 2021 to July 7, 2021.

Your practice development environment will be available from June 23, 2021 to July 21, 2021.

Your practice development environment will be available from July 7, 2021 to August 4, 2021.

Live Webinars

Webinars for this session are scheduled at the dates and times below. Don't worry. These webinars are strictly for questions and troubleshooting. They are not required to cover the lesson material, and you are not expected to attend them all. These webinars will also be recorded, so if you can't attend a webinar due to your time zone or other conflicts, you can submit your questions ahead of time and watch the answers on the recording.

Webinar Schedule
Date Time(s)
April 20 10:00am-11:00am & 4:00pm-5:00pm EDT
April 27 10:00am-11:00am & 4:00pm-5:00pm EDT
Date Time(s)
May 4 10:00am-11:00am & 4:00pm-5:00pm EDT
May 11 10:00am-11:00am & 4:00pm-5:00pm EDT
Date Time(s)
May 18 10:00am-11:00am & 4:00pm-5:00pm EDT
May 25 10:00am-11:00am & 4:00pm-5:00pm EDT
Date Time(s)
June 1 10:00am-11:00am & 4:00pm-5:00pm EDT
June 8 10:30am-11:30am & 4:00pm-5:00pm EDT
Date Time(s)
June 15 10:00am-11:00am & 4:00pm-5:00pm EDT
June 22 10:00am-11:00am & 4:00pm-5:00pm EDT
Date Time(s)
June 29 10:00am-11:00am & 4:00pm-5:00pm EDT
July 6 10:00am-11:00am & 4:00pm-5:00pm EDT
Date Time(s)
July 13 10:00am-11:00am & 4:00pm-5:00pm EDT
July 20 10:00am-11:00am & 4:00pm-5:00pm EDT