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Go from 0 to 60: GitHub for beginners

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Tags: data management planning, github, GitHub, research, tools for collaboration

GitHub is the largest online storage space of collaborative works that exists in the world.  It is a platform for version control and collaboration. It allows you and others work together on projects from anywhere. You will learn Git and GitHub essentials like repositories, branches, commits, forks, and pull requests. This workshop is designed for persons new to Git and GitHub. Programming skills are not necessary for this workshop and users do not have to be software developers to use version control tools such as Git and GitHub.

Workshop Pre-Requisites

To complete this workshop, you will need a account.  If you do not yet have a GitHub account, we ask that you sign up at before you attend the event.  It's fast, easy, and free.  NC State has an Educational Site license for Github Enterprise system. Any faculty or student of NC State University is allowed a free account with NCSU GitHub Enterprise.


To use Git, you will need to download it at  You will also need a text editor of your choice, such as Atom or Sublime.  


If you are interested in learning about GitHub as a collaboration tool, consider attending “Using GitHub for Collaboration” on September 12, 2017.

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This workshop is not currently scheduled.

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