Git/GitHub & Markdown for Technical Writers

In this course, you download and install Git and GitHub Desktop on your computer and set up an account on GitHub. You learn Git basics: creating a repository, forking and cloning repositories, collaborating on GitHub documentation projects, adding and committing files to a GitHub project, modifying and staging files, branching and merging projects, adding a README to a GitHub project.

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In this course, you:

This course does not involve computer programming; instead, you work with technical documents. You use links, videos and transcripts of those videos to learn these tasks, e-mail your instructor when you have questions, and invite your instructor to review your work in GitHub.

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GitHub job posts August 2022 excerpt (popup). Be aware that GitHub is usually an expectation of technical writers.

Course cost: McMurrey Associates $175 U.S., no other purchases necessary.

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