Topic outline

  • General

    First Steps with Git for Reproducible Research

    Lausanne, 27 February 2020

    University of Lausanne, Amphipole building, classroom 319

    This page is addressed to registered participants. To access course description and application form, please click here.

    For any assistance, please contact training@sib.swiss.


  • Schedule

    Course start: 9h00
    Course end: 17h00
    Lunch break: 12h30 - 13h30

    Course overview:

    • Introduction to Version Control Systems.
    • git basics: your first commit.
    • The git index: a preview of your next commit
    • A look under git's hood: blobs, trees and commits.
    • The git stash.
    • git branches: the killer feature.
    • Working with remotes: share your work and collaborate.
    • Retrieving data from the database: git checkout.
    • Rewriting history: interactive rebase, reset and amend.
    • Tags: label important commits.
    • An overview of GitHub.
    • Exercises