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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

    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    <1 hour
  • Certificate of completion

    Included with paid plans
  • 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

Syllabus

The platform

Hands-on learning

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Meet the creator of the course
Lucas White
Curriculum Developer at Codecademy
Lucas is a Curriculum Developer at Codecademy. Lucas has a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Integrated Digital Media from New York University's Tandon School of Engineering. Prior to working at Codecademy, he was an adjunct professor at New York University. He also worked as a Tech Teaching Artist at a nonprofit called Tech Kids Unlimited, which teaches technical skills to children and teens who learn differently.

Learn GitHub: Best Practices course ratings and reviews

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  • The progress I have made since starting to use codecademy is immense! I can study for short periods or long periods at my own convenience - mostly late in the evenings.
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  • I felt like I learned months in a week. I love how Codecademy uses learning by practice and gives great challenges to help the learner to understand a new concept and subject.
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    Codecademy Learner @ UK
  • Brilliant learning experience. Very interactive. Literally a game changer if you're learning on your own.
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