Basic Git & Github for designers, visual learners, and everyone else.

Marc Nischan, Artsy people can code!

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10 Videos (1h 10m)
    • What Version Control Is

      2:32
    • Get Git Up and Running

      5:27
    • Staging and Committing

      7:28
    • Creating Alternate Futures - Branching and Merging in Git

      3:32
    • Terminal Time Travel - Moving HEAD Around + Branching and Merging

      14:21
    • Set up your GitHub Account

      3:25
    • Cloning & Forking - An Overview of GitHub Workflow

      6:53
    • Cloning a GitHub repo - Live demo

      8:48
    • Forking a GitHub repo - Live demo

      9:51
    • Merge Conflicts & Final Assignment

      8:04

About This Class

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Share, contribute work, and collaborate with others using GitHub and the power of Git! In this class you will get step-by-step instructions on how to install Git on your computer, set up your own GitHub account and create your first project.

This class was created by a designer for anyone that learns more efficiently by seeing as opposed to just reading. Git and GitHub aren’t just for people that write code. They are tools for collaboration! Even if you’ve never written a line of code in your life, you can use these tools to share ideas, images, and just about any kind of file that you create.

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very well done and easy to follow
Super great primer to Git + Github. Well organized, short but clear explanations, great videos--killer job Marc.
Great way to illustrate and help me understand how to use Git.

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Marc Nischan

Artsy people can code!

I'm what you would call "a maker" and I love to share what I've learned. Most of that falls at the intersection of tech and art. I'm a self-taught web designer and front-end developer and overall a hands-on visual learner. My hope is that I can make it easier for other visual learners and "artsy" types to learn to code by sharing some of the concepts that I had to learn through much trial and error.