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Learn GitHub: Introduction

Learn how to use GitHub, a service that allows you to host and share your code.

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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: Introduction:
    • Learn Git: Introduction

About this course

Continue your Git learning journey with Learn GitHub: Introduction. GitHub is a popular hosting service that allows you to store your local Git repositories in the cloud. Gain access to the massive community of developers around the world who openly share their code, projects, and software development tools with each other.

Skills you'll gain

  • Create a GitHub account

  • Use markdown to format text

  • Commit using the command line

Syllabus

1 lessons • 1 quizzes

The platform

Hands-on learning

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