Git Training

The Git Version Control System is a very powerful tool which can be challenging to use without the right guidance. The vogella GmbH company has been delivering the Git Training to its customers for over 6 years and its employees use Git on a day to day basis.
Take advantage of this expertise and get this online training.

  • Topic: Git version control system
  • Language: English
  • Fee first year: €120.00 excl. VAT
  • Each following year: €24.00 excl. VAT
  • Content:
  • Features:
    • >300 pages of script
    • 39 hands-on exercises
    • continuous updates
    • one year access
    • reduced price all following years

Why this training?


  • done_allGet access to comprehensive and coordinated exercises.
  • done_allReport problems with the exercises via the integrated issue tracker and our experts will solve them within a short time.
  • done_allLearn Git while using the Eclipse IDE and the command line.
  • done_allGet access to a script, which covers every aspect of Git.
  • done_allContinuous updates of the training material are always available.
  • done_allStrength and deep the learned knowledge through the development of a comprehensive training example.
  • done_allCompared to the tutorials the training is guided, you find more material and you can ask questions regarding the material to the vogella employees.

Learning Portal

Which topics are covered?


Distributed Version Control Systems and Git

  • Difference to centralized version control system like cvs, svn
  • Advantages
  • Usage of Git
  • Popular projects using Git
  • Git history
  • The usage of the staging area
  • Git setup and configuration

Git basics and Git repositories

  • Creating Git repositories
  • Adding files to a Git repository
  • Internal structure of a Git repository
  • Remote (bare) repositories

Working with branches and tags

  • Using local and remote branches
  • Tagging
  • Synchroning branches

Using the Git history

  • Accessing different versions of the files
  • Accessing older versions of the files
  • Temporary saving changes with git stash

Merging changes of different developments

  • Merging changes with the merge command
  • Merging changes with the rebase command
  • Selecting individual changes
  • Merge and rebase best practices

Working and synchronizing with remote repositories

  • Configuration of remote repositories
  • Receiving changes from remote Git repositories
  • Pushing changes to remote repositories
  • Creating patches and pull requests

Change analysis in a Git repository

  • Differences between two commits
  • See the changed files between two commits
  • Using git bisect for error search

Git hosting provider (Optional)

  • Overview of Github and Bitbucket
  • Using a custom Git Server

Team organization and best practices

  • Avoiding and solving merge conflicts
  • Best practices for working with Git

Using the Eclipse IDE for Git operations

  • Cloning online repositories
  • Git operations with Eclipse
  • Displaying the owner of a change in Eclipse
  • Eclipse advanced merge conflict resolution support

Gerrit for code review

  • Advantages of an automated code review system
  • Gerrit installation and setup
  • Gerrit workflow
  • Gerrit code review
  • Outlook: Continuous build integration with Gerrit