Tutorial: Get Excellent using Git

tuesday, - all day
Track: Excellence

This workshop will take very new and emerging Git users and bring them to a heightened level of productivity by leveraging Git's powerful range of productivity features in a hands on exploration of much of what Git has to offer. Some topics to be covered include: * Rebasing * Merging * Branching models * Working with refs * Git internals * The Reflog * Reset, revert and the right way to undo * Building your own Git scripts


Familiarity with any existing version control tool (CVS, Subversion, Perforce, ClearCase, StarTeam, Visual Source Safe, Mercurial, Bazaar)


Attendees will leave with an enhanced understanding of how to use Git at the command line and comprehension of how it works under the hood.

Matthew J. McCullough

Matthew McCullough is an energetic 14 year veteran of enterprise software development, open source education, and co-founder of Ambient Ideas, LLC, a Denver consultancy. Matthew currently is a member of the JCP, author of the Git Master Class and author of Building and Testing with Gradle for technology publisher O'Reilly. He channels his teaching energy through activities as President of the Denver Open Source Users Group.

Matthew J. McCullough