The purpose of the “Intro to Git & GitHub” session was to introduce and explain the use Git and GitHub. The guest speaker Mr. Bilal Shahzad, Director of IBAX - A Blockchain Infrastructural Network, ensured that the content was delivered effectively, and catered to the questions from the audience. The session was also attended by Dr. Kashif Zafar, Head of the Computer Science Department at FAST NUCES.
The following points were discussed in the seminar:
- Version Management
- Version Control Software (Git)
- Keeping track of changes in code
- Branches (Push and pull to and from a branch)
The speaker explained how version control software allows developers to host and manage their projects on a secure platform by creating an online repository.
Closing out, the speaker suggested FAST’s Management buy GitHub for organization subscription which allows for unlimited private repositories. The seminar ended with warm applause from the audience while Mr. Shahzad was presented with a shield to honor his effort and time.