Intro to Git and GitHub

Intro to Git and GitHub

By GovLab research fellow Mehan Jayasuriya

GitHub is one of the most popular new platforms in the world of software development. It provides a suite of tools that allow computer programmers to work collaboratively on massive projects with peers around the globe. Increasingly, GitHub is also being used by non-programmers, as a collaborative platform for everything from policy and legal documents to wedding invitations. In this 30-minute tutorial, we'll explain what GitHub is, why it's so powerful and show you how to start using it for your own projects.


Beth Simone Noveck

September 11, 2013