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Learn GitHub: Best Practices

Learn how to maintain clean code, write better pull requests, and collaborate with the GitHub community.

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  • Skill level

    Beginner
  • Time to complete

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  • Prerequisites

    1 course
    We suggest you complete the following courses before you get started with Learn GitHub: Best Practices:
    • Learn Git: Branching and Collaboration

About this course

Continue your GitHub learning journey with Learn GitHub: Best Practices. Learn how to interact with and fully utilize the powerful GitHub community of developers.

Skills you'll gain

  • Write clear pull requests

  • Make .gitignore files

  • Use Git rebase

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