Skip to 0 minutes and 1 second SPEAKER: Good, great, Git– become a Git pro with a course on advanced Git skills in just three weeks. Git guru Bogdan Stashchuk will help you achieve Git greatness with this advanced course. The aim of this course is to help you apply Git hooks appropriately, perform rebasing, apply Git Ignore rules, use detached HEAD, Git shortlog, reset, revert, and cherrypicking, and create a simple website. Get to grips with Git from anywhere at any time. Step into your future with advanced skills and version control with Git and GitHub from Packt and FutureLearn.
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Advanced Skills in Version Control with Git and GitHub
Learn advanced VCS functions in Git and GitHub
Git, the most widely used Version Control System, allows developers to track changes during their source code development process.
On this course, you’ll build on your current understanding of Git operations to optimise your file management, learning the in-depth applications of more complex commands, including Git reset, revert, and log.
Make experimental changes using Git detached HEAD
The detached HEAD state in Git, allows you to revisit and experiment with past commits.
You’ll learn how to make changes and commits within the detached HEAD state and how to retain the changes you make.
With this knowledge, you’ll be able to plot how repositories or individual files have changed over time, and make risk-free changes.
Host your repositories on GitHub pages
GitHub pages allow you to easily upload your repositories, storing your files within its Version Control system.
You’ll be guided through the upload process and explore how to make your repository available for worldwide collaboration and learning.
Automate scripting tasks using Git hooks
Git hooks are scripts that are set to run automatically when particular events occur within your repository.
You’ll take a deep dive into the applications of Git hooks, learning when to implement them and how they can optimise your file management processes, particularly when working with large amounts of data.
By the end of this course, you’ll understand a wide variety of complex operations within Git and GitHub. With this knowledge, you’ll be able to streamline your file management and develop innovative approaches to your source code development.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Apply Git hooks appropriately.
- Perform rebasing.
- Apply Git ignore rules.
- Describe what detached HEAD is.
- Explain Git shortlog, reset, revert, and cherrypicking.
- Create a simple website.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for software developers with an intermediate understanding of Version Control Systems who want to advance their knowledge of Git and GitHub.
What software or tools do you need?
You will need to have a setup and installed software to enable you to use version control systems and Git/GitHub. If you’re unsure what those are, we’d recommend you enrol on one of our introductory-level courses in this topic.
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