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PhD Program

Git & Gitlab 101: Git and GitLab Basics for Beginners

Seminar room top floor (CSBD)

Seminar room top floor



What: Basics of Git and GitLab for starting to use Git for software development, manuscript writing, and project documentation.

Why: Having accomplished this course, participants will understand basics of Git theory, the most important Git commands, and how to use Git and GitLab for their own projects and for sharing projects with colleagues. They will also be prepared for courses that premise familiarity with Git, eg., Git Advanced.

Target audience: All beginners or newbies to Git wanting to start using Git; PreDocs, PostDocs, Staff

Type: 4h-course led by a lecturer who will explain the basic theory behind Git, all students will do live-coding on their laptops under guidance of the lecturer, and where students will solve on-the-fly exercises.

Class size: max. 15 students

Prerequisites: No prior Git nor GitLab knowledge. Participants must bring their own laptops, must feel comfortable working with them, have good typing skills on keyboards, and feel comfortable working in the terminal, eg., creating/deleting/copying/moving/renaming directories and files, navigating through directories and files, find files, and editing text files with simple terminal-based text editors like Vim, Nano, or Emacs.

Course Made By: Scientific Computing Facility @CBG. Thanks very much!

IMPRS coordinator
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