Master Git with GitHub and Visual Studio Team Services


Git is the distributed source control system that’s barged into nearly every open source project and into corporate source control everywhere. Now you find yourself having to understand Git, with it’s arcane commands and strange outcomes that leave you wanting to throw away your work and start over time and again.

This full day lab will teach you how Git works, so you can understand what is happening to your local repository and how to get back on track. We’ll discuss the two leading places where you might interact with Git repositories: GitHub and Visual Studio Team Services.

* How Git Works
* Understanding the Commit Graph, Branches, and Tags
* “Distributed” source control – facts and legends
* Hands on with tools you might prefer to the Command Line
* How will you REALLY use Git at work?
* Hands on With GitHub
* Hands on With Visual Studio Team Services (Git Source Repositories)

Chris Gomez

Chris has been writing Windows software professionally for 19 years. His day jobs have included developing kiosks for theme parks and retail stores and building portfolio analytics for commercial lending. Today His hobby for game development started much earlier by making games using ASCII characters in text mode using BASICA. However, in his free time, you’ll find Chris playing the latest games on his Xbox 360 or Windows Phone 7.