Return to Activities
Workshop

Learn Git with GitKraken

Getting started with version control can be confusing, but it doesn't have to be. Learn how to use Git with the intuitive GitKraken Git Client interface and Glo Boards for task tracking.

Workshop Overview

  • Beginner
  • 1.5h - 2h
  • Git, GitKraken, Glo Boards, Collaboration

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the basics of Git
  • Use GitKraken to collaborate on a project
  • Use Glo Boards to manage project tasks

Have a question?

Get in touch if you have any questions regarding this workshop or MLH Localhost.

About this Workshop

During this workshop, you’ll guide participants through setting up a GitHub account, installing GitKraken, and learning the magic of collaborating seamlessly using the GitKraken Git Client and Glo Boards.

Participants will make edits to a simple team webpage to learn how to use the GitKraken Git Client — a visual interface for interacting with Git, no command line required.


GitKraken

Git is a powerful tool, but it can be tricky to get up and running and to memorize the commands on top of learning the workflow. GitKraken is a tool that provides an app for interacting with Git and streamlines the collaborative process. Learn how to branch, commit, make pull requests, and resolve merge conflicts in this collaborative, interactive workshop!

Requirements / Prerequisites

Participants will need to be able to install GitKraken on their computer.

Supplies

When you host an MLH Localhost activity, we’ll send you everything you need to run it. Here’s what we’ll send you:

The List:

Resources & Downloads

GitKraken

Participants can download and install GitKraken before the workshop begins.

GitKraken Download

GitHub

Participants can create a GitHub account before the workshop begins.

GitHub

Get Started

The hackers are waiting for you.


Have a question?