Version Control with Github


September 17, 2014
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

*all times are in the Pacific / US timezone

Have you ever lost track of the changes you made to a document? Or worked with several versions and forgotten which is which? Or have you wanted to collaborate with someone and couldn’t easily undo their changes or see what they did? Version Control solves all of those problems. It lets you track, revert and accept changes that you or someone else makes to a document or code. You can even contribute to projects online and make suggestions or contribute ideas. Come learn the basics of Version Control using Github, the popular version management system used by developers and others looking for a way to manage revisions.

Beginners of all ages are welcome!


  • A laptop
  • A text editor such as ‘Sublime 2’
  • Please also sign up for an account at and bring your username and password.


About the Instructor

Luisa loves things that make people curious about the world. Stories. Technology. Art.  She works as web developer, multimedia storyteller and workshop facilitator. Collaboration is her favorite work mode and she works together with amazing people at Tech Liminal, UC Berkeley, KALW and with other freelancers. When she’s not at Tech Liminal or a radio station, you’ll find her in the mountains or at Berkeley Expresso consuming large quantities of caffeine.

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