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Welcome to Pre-Institute Week 2

The goal of the pre-institute materials is to ensure that everyone comes to the Institute ready to work in a collaborative research environment. If you recall, from last week, the four facets of reproducibility include:

  • Documentation
  • Organization
  • Automation
  • Dissemination

This week we will focus on Git and GitHub. The Git environment supports both a collaborative approach to science through code sharing and dissemination, and a powerful version control system that supports both efficient project organization, and an effective way to save your work.

Week 2 Materials

Please complete each of the short tutorials in this series:

If you are familiar with forked repos and pull requests in GitHub, and the use of Git in the command line, you may be able to complete the assignment without viewing the tutorials.

Week 2 Assignment

The assignment for this week is to revise the Data Institute capstone project summary that you developed last week. You will submit your project summary, with a brief biography to introduce yourself, to a shared GitHub repository.

Assignment: Version Control with GitHub

Please complete this assignment by Thursday June 8th @ 11:59 PM Mountain Standard Time.