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Git Basics

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July 24, 2009 10:40 AM

London, UK

London, UK

The Git Basics talk is geared towards people who want to use Git more effectively on a daily basis. Driven by real-life examples different git related techniques will be covered. From basic branching and tagging to how to manage/organise your repository. Special attention goes to hosting an open source project on GitHub effectively.


  • Short introduction to git
  • Short introduction to branching
  • How to use branches and tags with your Rails app and different environments (test, staging, production)
  • How to manage forks and patches from other (GitHub) users (how to use the ForkQueue and the Signed-off-by feature)
  • A few minutes are reserved to answer questions

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