FOSSMeet 2016

FOSSMeet is an annual event at NIT Calicut that brings together the Free and Open Source Community from around the country.

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Git Workshop


Tummala Dhanvi


Using Git - the stupid content tracker and Github - Where software is built

After this work shop you will be able to use the Git and GitHub (or any other alternative) interface and even which is the only step between you and Open Source Contribution

(This work shop is conducted by two people Tummala Dhanvi(me) and Sakshi Vaid)


Preview of Session

  • What is Version Control System / Why do we need such tool

  • History of Git and how was it created

  • Why Git (re-invent the wheel?)

  • Installing Git

  • Basic Configuration (Name,Email etc..)

  • Explain how Git works

  • Do some Basics of Git (Add,commit,push)

  • Why Github ? and other alternatives

  • Contributing in Github (Pull Requests,Issue tracker,markdown..)


Basic Bash Commands (cd,ls..) Knowledge

Speaker bio

Sakshi Vaid

  • I am a Linux Kernel Contributor (the project for which Git is created and makes best use of Git)
  • Active member of FOSS@Amrita here is my profile
  • Worked on Android Application Devopement
  • I have also have written an article on Open Source For You about Android Studio.
  • I have been recently selected as student scholar for Grace Hopper Celebration India (GHCI) 2015

Tummala Dhanvi

  • I have Good knowledge of Git and have contributed to Git (Git is a software which is written in C and uses Git as VCS) by reporting a bug
  • I am Security Enthuiast who take part in CTF’s.
  • FREEdom Software lover.
  • Proud Mozillian who hacks at Mozilla to make the web more open
  • I am also a active member of FOSS@Amrita full details here
  • I also write articles about FOSS in OSFY (Open Source For You) in my free time
  • I have started contributing to Mozilla recently and became one of the Contributors