Pushing Branches with Forks and Other Feats of Strength with Git

Speakers

Nicky Bleiel
Watson Information Developer, IBM
Richard Horsfall
Manager of Information Development, IBM Watson

Start

August 2, 2017 - 2:00 PM

End

August 2, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Pushing Branches with Forks and Other Feats of Strength with Git

Git is a popular version control system, both within GitHub and on its own. When documentation source files are stored in Git alongside code, you’ll follow a similar workflow to engineers, which can simultaneously streamline and complicate the development of technical content. In this webinar, we’ll look at Git and GitHub, talk about how it can be used to your advantage, and have a live demonstration.

What we’ll cover:

  • Understanding the layers of Git and GitHub – Too many ways of working
  • Terminology – How to get confused in 3 easy steps.
  • Basic workflow
  • “I wasted n hours fixing a git problem” – tips to avoid landmines
  • Positives and negatives of Git in a documentation workflow.

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