Introduction to Git


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Computational and Data Systems Initiative

If you ever wanted to keep track of your changes in your coding of R and Python, a csv table or any other plain text documents, Git and GitHub are your friends. Join in on this version control workshop that allows you to get more control over the reproducibility of your work.

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to
    > understand how to set up a Git account
    > create repositories and track changes
    > know how to use GitHub and collaborate
    > have an introductory understanding of conflict resolution

Pre-requisites: No previous knowledge required.
Software requirements: Git and Bash are required for this workshop.
    > For Windows, please follow the installation instructions here
    > For Mac and Linux users, you may already have Git and Bash installed. To check whether installation is necessary, follow the instructions here

Date: Thursday February 10, 2022
Time: 1PM to 3PM
Location: In-person at Burnside Hall BH511 *Vaccine passport required
Instructor: Hongyu Zhang, PhD candidate in the Department of Geography, McGill.

This workshop is offered for free by the Faculty of Science to the McGill community. Due to the limited amount of spots available, if you sign up for a workshop and don't show up, you will not be allowed to attend another workshop this semester.
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