Git and GitHub

Edureka’s Mastering Git and GitHub training course is designed to provide expertise in Git tool. It starts with fundamental concepts like Git branch, commits and progresses to advanced topics like design and Git workflow. The course will cover different components of Git and GitHub and how they are used in software development operations.
The course consists of important concepts like: branching & merging, how to deal with conflicts, rebasing, merge strategies, Git workflows and so on. You will get an in-depth knowledge of these concepts and will be able to work on related demos. The course creates an understanding about how the industry uses Git in Real-Time Projects.
“80% of Global Fortune 1000 organizations are expected to adopt DevOps by 2019” – (
Ever wondered what 10 million users and most Silicon Valley companies like Facebook and Google use for creating and managing open source API’s and to help the open source community? It is GitHub, a Git repository hosting service founded just a few years ago to build software better, together.
Most of the high paying companies are using Git and GitHub for their new, innovative and upcoming Software Projects. Open source software can now be developed using GitHub and you will be able to share your repositories with other developers so that they can also contribute. Some of the trending repositories in GitHub are Scala and AngularJS.
Learning Git is essential for everyone who’s a part of the Software Development Process. These are the few Professionals who use Git extensively:
  • Software Professionals
  • Testing Professionals
  • Software Architects
  • Software Designers
  • Open source contributors and enthusiasts
  • Developers who want to gain acceleration in their career as professionals using Git and GitHub
  • Managers who are technical subject matter experts
After the completion of ‘Mastering Git and GitHub’ course at Edureka, you will be able to:
  • Apply to branch and merging concepts in your projects
  • Configure upstream and downstream for your project
  • Create and push merge requests
  • Use different merge strategies
  • Understand how to work on Open-source projects using Git
  • Apply rebasing, reverting and resetting in Git
  • Implement different Git workflow strategies in Real-time projects

There are no prerequisites for this course, however basic knowledge of Microsoft GUI and Windows Command line will be helpful.

Introduction to Git

Learning Objectives - In this module, you will learn about what is a version control system, why we need version control, types of version control system and advantages-disadvantages of traditional VCS. You will also be introduced to the basics of GIT. 


  • Version Control/Revision Control system
  • The types of VCS
  • The benefits of using VCS
  • What is GIT?
  • The difference between GIT and other VCS
  • Where to use Git and where not to use it
  • Web Scale architecture

Getting Started With Git And Its Architecture

Objectives - In this module, you will learn how to install, setup and configure Git on different OS. You will also see the different configurations possible. You will be creating an account on GitHub and will see different options available on it. 


  • Install Git on Windows/Mac/Linux/Unix
  • Understand Git file life cycle
  • Create Git repository - Local repository and configure it to GitHub
  • Create a repository on GitHub and clone it
  • Understand basic Git commands
  • Git command shortcuts
  • Revisit the Git file lifecycle with Git terminology

Remote Repositories

Objectives- In this module, you will learn the Git file lifecycle, perform demos on remote repositories and understand local and remote repositories. You will also work with remote repository and perform the git operations on the remote repository 


  • Work with remote repositories
  • Configure remote repository on GitHub
  • Understand Git buzzwords
  • Understand remote commands
  • Work with Fork and Pull requests in GitHub
  • Understand Upstream and Downstream

Branching and Merging

Objectives - In this module, you will work on branching and merging. Branching and merging is one of the key features and in this section, you will be learning different ways of merging the branches and how to perform basic git operations on branches like create, checkout, delete and so on. You will also create tags and understand the difference between branch and tag. 


  • Branching in Git
  • How Git internally manages branches
  • How to switch between branches and different commits
  • Two way merge and three way merge
  • Merging Strategies
  • Merging and rebasing (using Source tree)
  • Git tags
  • Difference between branching and tagging


  • Performing different Branching and Merging operations
  • Using Git Tags
  • How to use git stash

Git Methodology

Objectives: In this module, you will look at the different workflows that are possible in Git. You will also see the different kinds of workflows that can be created to suit our development need. 


  • What is GIT workflow?
  • Advantages of workflow
  • Different types of workflows in Git
  • Centralized Workflow
  • Feature branch workflow
  • Gitflow Workflow
  • Forking Workflow
  • How to use git in real time open source projects

Git plugin with IDE (Eclipse)

Objectives: In this module, you will install git plugin on Eclipse and IntelliJ IDE and walk through all the git commands using the IDE. You will also look at the GitHub UI and explore various options available on GitHub. 


  • Install Eclipse IDE
  • Install IntelliJ IDE
  • Configure Git plugin
  • Work with Git using IDE
  • How to work with git Workflow on Eclipse IDE
  • Explore GitHub UI options


  • Using Git with Eclipse IDE
  • Using Git with IntellJ IDE

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