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  • September 25, 2023 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm


Are you a student with some experience in programming? Do you want to explore the world of open-source contributions and understand the magic behind collaborative coding on platforms like GitHub? If so, this workshop is tailored just for you!

Join us for an interactive session with Larry, a GitHub Campus Expert and biostatistics PhD student, who will guide you step-by-step to make your very first open-source contribution using GitHub integrated within RStudio or via the command line. By the end of this workshop, you’ll not only have a deeper understanding of the open-source community but also the confidence to contribute to it.

What You’ll Learn:
Basics of Git & GitHub: Understand the core concepts and workflows.
Setting up GitHub within RStudio: A seamless integration experience.
Finding the right open-source projects: Navigate projects that align with your interests and skills.
Making your first Pull Request (PR): Contribute code, documentation, or even data to a project.
Best practices: Ensuring your contributions are meaningful and accepted.