Control! You Must Learn (Version) Control! Part 1: Getting Started with a Repository

  • Friday - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Michigan A + B
  • #vcontrol1

Part 1: Intro to Git commands and workflow
If you're totally new to the concept of version control, come to this session and get set up with a code repository and learn the ropes. We'll teach you the language of Git and walk you through committing your first code! Stay for the next hour to learn about how news organizations use Git and how yours can, too. Bring a laptop and charger with you. Please note the capacity for this session is 100 participants. Seating is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Please download GitHub for Mac or GitHub for Windows prior to the session.


Tyler Fisher - News Apps Developer, NPR
@tylrfishr |

Heather Billings - News Applications Developer, Chicago Tribune
@hbillings |