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Our Next Free Gilt Tech Course: Git & GitHub Skills with GitHub on March 27

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If you just can’t wait until April 4 to spend the day learning Hadoop with us for free, here’s some good news: You can spend the day with us a week earlier! On Thursday, March 27, GitHub trainer Peter Bell stops by 2 Park Avenue to help us all work with Git and GitHub more effectively. In this fast-paced, full-day course, we’ll dig into:

  • configuration
  • three-stage thinking
  • renaming and deleting files
  • effectively using .gitignores
  • feature branching strategies
  • effective collaboration using GitHub (clones, single repo collaboration, forking and pull requests)
  • using tags and branches for releases
  • how to undo almost everything with revert, commit —amend, reset, rebus -i and the reflog

When: Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 10 AM to 5 PM
Where: Gilt, 2 Park Avenue, New York City, NY
Cost: FREE (includes breakfast and lunch)
Who: Gilt technologists, maybe you?

About the course: This one-day, seven-hour class will cover Git fundamentals and be geared toward professional software engineers.

About the instructor: Peter Bell is a renaissance man of the NYC tech scene. He’s a trainer at GitHub, a co-founder of the recent New York Startup CTO Summit, a startup mentor, a Thiel Foundation mentor, a CTO School co-organizer, a New York CTO Club member, an author for Pearson, and an analyst for GigaOm. 

Fill out the form below to submit your contact info. (You must be age 18 or older to attend.) Please note that submitting this form does not guarantee you a seat–but we’ll do our best. We’ll also keep your contact info on file to let you know about future classes!

Due to the overwhelming number of people who applied for this class (several hundred in less than 48 hours!!), we’ve stopped accepting applications. A big thanks to everyone in Internetlandia who shared/retweeted/emailed this blog post–and thanks to everyone who applied! Your enthusiasm and interest is much appreciated.

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