Course details

GitHub Extension for Visual Studio

GitHub Extension for Visual Studio


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description
GitHub is highly extensible; you can use several tools when working with it. In this course, you'll learn about the GitHub extension for Visual Studio, Visual Studio tasks, branches, and changes, and pull requests.

Target Audience
Software developers who wish to learn about version control using Git and GitHub

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
1.4

Lesson Objectives

GitHub Extension for Visual Studio

  • start the course
  • define the three levels of reset and how they differ
  • describe how to use GitHub for collaboration
  • recall best practices for presenting your work to others
  • demonstrate how to set up the GitHub extension for Visual Studio
  • describe how to upload an existing Visual Studio project to a GitHub repository
  • describe how to sign in and add repositories with the GitHub extension for Visual Studio
  • specify the initial steps for working with a GitHub repository in Visual Studio
  • describe how to create an initial commit from Visual Studio using the GitHub for Visual Studio extension
  • demonstrate how to push an initial commit from Visual Studio using the GitHub for Visual Studio extension
  • describe the local master branch and how it differs from origin/master
  • recall how local branches are created using the GitHub for Visual Studio extension
  • describe how to publish local branches to a GitHub repository using the Visual Studio extension
  • specify how to push changes to a branch to the GitHub repository
  • describe how to create pull requests and review them in Visual Studio
  • demonstrate how to add a pull request branch in Visual Studio and comment on pull requests
  • describe how branches in Visual Studio are treated
  • specify how to merge pull requests using Visual Studio and GitHub
  • work with GitHub collaboration and tools
  • Course Number:
    sd_dgit_a04_it_enus

    Expertise Level
    Beginner