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Version control: git or SVN


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VERSION CONTROL: GIT OR SVN

Version control is an essential part of the software development process and is crucial for scientific application to help reproducibility. You will learn how to use a version control system (either git or SVN) to document the changes in your source code.

Subjects that will be covered:

  • motivation and advantages for using version control systems
  • how to use a version control system in a single user scenario
  • effective commit messages
  • commit history
  • how to use a version control system in a multi-user scenario
  • merge conflicts
  • branches and tags
  • tips and tricks


Prerequisites:

familiarity with the bash command line


Teaching language:

English


Lecturer:

Geert Jan Bex is currently working as an HPC analyst/consultant at Hasselt University/KU Leuven. In that role he helps researchers and customers run computational workloads efficiently on the infrastructure of the Vlaams Supercomputing Centrum. He spends a lot of time developing and conducting training sessions.
In the 90s Geert Jan did research on neural networks, and more recently on formal languages and data transformations.
During a couple of years he also worked in a company’s R&D department developing decision support software for comparing trademarks.


When:

March 17th 2020, from 14h00 till 18h00


Where:

UHasselt
Campus Diepenbeek - Gebouw D
3590 Diepenbeek


Price:

  • 300€ excl. TVA
  • 150€ excl. TVA for UHasselt Staff and students

The use of 'KMO-Portefeuille' is possible. Our registration number is DV.O215745


Registration:

Click here to register for this training.