NHS-R Conference Workshop: Introduction to Version Control (Git/GitHub) – 23rd November 2022

Introduction to Version Control (Git/GitHub)

  • Wednesday 23rd November 2022

About the course

Git basics: What’s a repository, what’s a branch, how to access/clone a repository, create a branch, make changes, push these changes to GitHub.
Git Collaboration: How to submit a Pull Request, assigning reviewers, Pull request options, marking a PR as draft.
Extra: How to create a repository on GitHub

Learning objectives

For users to be able to use Version Control for a project by using Git Commands to access a repository, work on any changes they make and push them to GitHub.

Then as a simulation for working in a project, push those changes to the default repo’s branch.

Please see the full list of NHS-R Conference Workshops available here

Event Speakers

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Helen Richardson

Senior Data Scientist, NHS Digital

I joined NHS Digital in 2019 and have been working on training and implementing RAP principles with NHS Digital's data publication teams for the past year. We have managed to publish 7 publications' codebases on GitHub with more on the way.

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Joe Wilson

NHS Digital

Joined NHS Digital in September 2021 as a Graduate Trainee, after completing a Masters in Data Science. First placement was with NHS Spine. Second placement was working with the Business Intelligence Dashboards team, developing a testing framework for Tableau dashboards. Currently assigned to the RAP Squad, engaging with teams within NHS Digital and helping them learn and utilise RAP techniques and principles.

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November 23, 2022

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9:30 am - 4:00 pm

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