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Categories: Blog, Software Developer
17 May, 2018
by Nicole Nelson
Content Marketing Manager
Getting started with a coding project but not quite sure where to start? This 20-minute tutorial led by our Full-stack Software Developer instructor, Cassandra Matos, will help you get cranking in Git Hub Git Kraken and Visual Studio Code.

Check out the play-by-play below to see what’s covered in this jam-packed workshop. What coding workshop would you like to see? Leave us your comments on Youtube.

Don't miss these highlights:
Set up:

How to use Github, Git Kraken, and VS Code (Visual Studio Code)

0:57~ First step- Download the software  (Visual Studio Code) (

2:00~ Open software after download to begin

2:28~ Extension= open in browser (Download)

3:20~ Download Git Kraken (

4:16~ Last thing for set up, Make a Github account

4:27~ What is Github? = Cloud for your code


5:12~ Get started, First step, Create new project

New repository (Repository Name)
7:20~ Move repository and make clone

Though Git Kraken
8:00~ Connect/ Link Git Kraken and Github

8:18~ How to cone

9:39~ Open VS code (Visual Studio Code)

10:45~ Put files in folder through VS code

10:55~ Two ways to do it, Command line, and Interface

11:13~ Files to add = Index.html, Style.css, Script.js

12:14~ Github band force control

Create a save point
12:53~ Stage all changes- make description

13:45~ HTML code

14:50~ Why do stage points? (Commits)

16:42~ CSS code/ file

How to connect CSS to HTML file
19:12~ How to connect Java Script and HTML

22:20~ Why you need to “push”, the “push” button

23:40~ Why Github is so helpful and needed

25:23~ Q&A
Nicole Nelson

Nicole is Woz U’s social media and content manager who loves to build communities and break though barriers to find common ground. After graduating college, Nicole joined Woz U as an intern and quickly rose up in the ranks to become the voice of the brand on social. When she’s not documenting Woz U’s Demo Day, you can find her cheering on her local soccer team or getting her ‘zen' on practicing yoga.

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