When and Where

  • Belfast, Northern Ireland - Get Directions
  • Jan 25, 2020 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Git Started! A complete beginner's guide to Git/GitHub

In this beginner friendly workshop, we will cover the essentials of version control / Git, common operations, how to set up a project (repository) and make changes (commits).

All you need is your laptop however if this is an issue, please come along anyway as you will be able to pair with someone.

A huge welcome and thanks to guest mentors are joining us in this session:

Lydia Quinn:
Lydia is a MEng Computer Science student at QUB and in her spare time teaches Web Development as Lead Instructor at Code First: Girls.

Adam Koyuncu:
Adam is very passionate about people and technology. He currently works for Bank DevOps-ing their infrastructure and would like to share his knowledge of GitHub.

David Cutting:
David is an award-winning, Computer Science lecturer and author, with background in IT consulting. Having completed an MSc and PhD at the University of East Anglia, he is now a Lecturer (Education) at Queen's University.

About Coffee&Code Belfast

Our events are ideal for those who are new to code, or those who would like to revisit / practice development, in a relaxed and supportive environment. Since January 2019, we've been meeting and working on mini challenges with HTML / CSS, Vue, React and Python.

Our sponsor, Clockwise Belfast, a flexible co-working space based in the newly renovated and stunning River House building in the Cathedral Quarter, is kindly providing a fantastic space and hot beverages to keep us going on a Saturday morning! For more info on Clockwise Belfast check out:

All levels and ages (18 to 100!) are welcome to join. Even if you've no coding experience, please come along for a coffee and a chat and see what it's all about.

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