GitHub Copilot Training

GenAI
GitHub
Microsoft

The GitHub Copilot Training is a comprehensive course designed to provide an end-to-end understanding of GitHub Copilot, including foundational information about generative AI and practical examples. It is designed as a standalone course that takes you from a novice through more advanced topics to get the most out of GitHub Copilot.

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What will you learn?

GitHub Copilot is an AI-powered tool that assists you in writing code faster and with less work. By drawing context from comments and code, it can instantly suggest individual lines and whole functions.

Key takeaways

  1. Learn about the setup of GitHub Copilot and the differences with other AI tooling.
  2. Explore both basic and advanced GitHub Copilot topics with comprehensive coverage of material.
  3. Understand how GitHub Copilot can help you code by offering autocomplete-style suggestions.
  4. Learn how to configure GitHub Copilot.

Program

A combination of theoretical and practical sessions is offered online, split over two parts, with several days in between to practice the newly learned skills. This course is also available as an in-company training opportunity.

  • Introduction to AI.
  • GitHub Copilot Overview.
  • Installation and Setup.
  • Basic Copilot Usage.
  • Understanding Copilot Suggestions.
  • Generative Commit Messages.
  • Understanding Copilot Chat.
  • Copilot for the CLI.
  • Copilot’s Limitations and Strengths.
  • Troubleshooting and Common Issues.

Who is it for?

This course is for Beginner to Intermediate GitHub users. Mainly for developers who have not used or started to use GitHub Copilot and who need a comprehensive understanding of Copilot to incorporate it into their daily workflows.

Requirements

A user account on GitHub.com. You can create one for free.

Basic knowledge of Git and the GitHub platform.

Why should I do this training?

Reduce Your Workload

GitHub Copilot can automate repetitive tasks, freeing up your time to work on more important tasks.

Improve Your Code Quality

GitHub Copilot can suggest code snippets and offers guidance on best practices.

Increase Your Efficiency

With GitHub Copilot’s support, you can write code more quickly and efficiently.

Exam and Certification

The GitHub Copilot certification exam evaluates your skill in using the AI-driven code completion tool in various programming languages, certifying your capability to optimize software development workflows efficiently. Coming soon!

What else
should I know?

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with practical information.

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Course information

Let us know if you have any questions!

Meet the trainers

Rob Bos

As an accredited GitHub trainer, Rob teaches the full spectrum of GitHub courses, as well as the official Azure DevOps Expert (AZ-400) track.

Hindrik Bruinsma

Hindrik Bruinsma is a talend trainer at Xebia Academy. His expertise lies in DevOps and GitHub.

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