GitHub is that awesome thing everyone says you’ve gotta use, but how many of us can make heads or tails of it? If you’re tired of pretending to understand when someone talks about “merging the latest pull request” or want to know what the heck forks have to do with code, this rundown’s for you.
I’ll show you how a little dose of science fiction is the key to understanding Version Control. There will be teleportation, time travel, there may even be a victimless murder as you learn the difference between a Fetch and a Pull, why Rebasing changes history, and how merging branches can magically reconcile conflicting code.
Whether you develop, design, or just care about content, Git, GitHub, and Version Control can be some of the most useful tools in your kit. After this primer, you’ll see why Git and GitHub is for everyone, including you.
GitHub for the Rest of Us at Slideshare, via WordCamp Us 2015.
One reply on “GitHub for the Rest of Us – WordCamp US, 2015”
this makes sense of using Git.
I mostly build in the Cloud, and do not use local gits.
This is still very useful for me to use to learn more about Github.
Thanks for scientifically explaining this philosophically.
I am using it here so i can remind myself