4 - Git II


  • branches
    • from simple ‘will this work’
    • to separating alternative approaches
  • simple merge operations
  • pull requests with yourself
  • remotes, pull request / cooperation / code review
  • github, social coding, development
  • collaboration

Core Material

Extra Reading Suggestions


If you work with a remote repository via https, and become frustrated about the frequent requests for authentications, see chapter 10 of Happy Git With R about caching of credentials. (An alternative is to use ssh and upload your public ssh key to git, but that goes beyond what we can cover in the course.)