Time to completeApprox. 15 hours
Certificate of completionIncluded with paid plans
Prerequisites1 courseWe suggest you complete the following courses before you get started with Learn Git & GitHub:
- Learn the Command Line
About this course
Git is used across the world to help developers keep track of changes while working on different parts of the same project. GitHub is a web app that can integrate with Git. Together, users can host, organize, explore, and collaborate on code with teams and the wider developer community. This course gives you an introduction to Git and GitHub — and how they work together as you build projects.
Skills you'll gain
Learn how Git and GitHub work
Use common Git commands
Collaborate using Git and GitHub
Syllabus5 lessons • 9 projects • 5 quizzes
Hands-on learningDon’t just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You’ll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
Projects in this course
Manhattan ZooUse Git to keep track of changes made to a Manhattan Zoo document.
SnapFit Robots, Inc.Use Git to help draft customer documents for SnapFit Robots, Inc.
Poem FiascoIn this project, we're going to practice resetting HEAD in Git so you can hone your skills and feel confident taking them to the real world. Why? Whenever you have problems with your code and you want to start over, resetting to the HEAD is a great option.
Learn Git & GitHub course ratings and reviews
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- Great course! Very well organized and offered plenty of additional resources making sure I never got stuck.Gilbert C.Verified Learner
- Overall course is very useful and the project is very interesting and the practice environment is very easy to use and clear to follow. Great job.Richard N.Verified Learner
- My favorite part of this course was adding to the open source repo, Codecademy Docs. That truly engaged me in learning and understanding core principals while working with Git/GitHub.Abubakar Q.Verified Learner
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Practice ProjectsGuided projects that help you solidify the skills and concepts you're learning.
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Frequently asked questions about Git & GitHub
Git is a command line tool and version control system used to track changes in code.