Intro to Git

Intro to Git

Git is probably the most popular version control system in the world, but how would you use it? This talk will teach you how to use git from the ground up, going from basic tasks like working with commits locally, to branching, merging, and even sharing you work through GitHub. Some basic familiarity with a *nix-style command-line is assumed.

Initially prepared for the Quantitative Science Working Group at the NIA, March 22, 2016
Reworked and presented at the 2016 DC-Baltimore Perl Workshop (, April 16, 2016


Stephen Belcher

April 16, 2016