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{% set baseFontFamily = "Open Sans" %} /* Add the font family you wish to use. You may need to import it above. */

{% set headerFontFamily = "Open Sans" %} /* This affects only headers on the site. Add the font family you wish to use. You may need to import it above. */

{% set textColor = "#565656" %} /* This sets the universal color of dark text on the site */

{% set pageCenter = "1100px" %} /* This sets the width of the website */

{% set headerType = "fixed" %} /* To make this a fixed header, change the value to "fixed" - otherwise, set it to "static" */

{% set lightGreyColor = "#f7f7f7" %} /* This affects all grey background sections */

{% set baseFontWeight = "normal" %} /* More than likely, you will use one of these values (higher = bolder): 300, 400, 700, 900 */

{% set headerFontWeight = "normal" %} /* For Headers; More than likely, you will use one of these values (higher = bolder): 300, 400, 700, 900 */

{% set buttonRadius = '' %} /* "0" for square edges, "10px" for rounded edges, "40px" for pill shape; This will change all buttons */

After you have updated your stylesheet, make sure you turn this module off


Hocking College's Computer Science program will be hosting a 3-part series that will introduce students to GitHub. The trainings will take place in Oakley Hall from 6-8PM on the below dates:

  • octocatFriday, November 2 — Introduction to GitHub
  • Friday November 16 — GitHub for Windows
  • Friday, November 30 — Giting it All Together

What is GitHub?

GitHub is a code hosting platform that allows you and others to work together on projects from different locations.

This service can also be divided into two sections: Git and Hub. Git is a tool that lets code developers keep track of revisions to their work. Hub refers to the code writing community as a whole that utilizes GitHub.

What Are the Benefits of Using GitHub?

There are several benefits to using this service, including:

  • It's free to open source projects, which makes it easier to get in-depth documentation and feedback
  • The integrity of your data is always assured
  • GitHub’s help section and guides provide you with articles in case you need to research a particular topic
  • It can increase the chances of your profile being seen by a job recruiter
  • Users don’t have to learn another system to have their content inputted in a format
  • It's currently one of the world’s largest coding communities and can provide your projects with unlimited exposure
  • Tracks changes so you will be able to have a version history of your code
  • Can integrate with common platforms like Google and Amazon, track your feedback, and highlight syntax in over 200 different programming languages

Where Can I Get More Information on GitHub?

For more information about GitHub or Hocking College’s Computer Science program, contact Program Manager, Tasha Penwell, by email at penwellt31810@hocking.edu or by phone at (740) 753-7181.

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