GitHub Organization

Learning Git

Test Git is a distributed version-control system for tracking changes in source code. It has been designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency and is widely used in science and industry. Git is open source and avavailable for free.

For a tutorial on using Git in research, we recommend the Software Carpentry lesson on Version Control with Git.

For further details on Git, we refer to the Pro Git book that is available for free on the Git website.

GitHub Organization

The EIC GitHub Organization is available for the whole EICUG. For membership, please send your GitHub username to

GitHub Guidelines

We encourage you to share your software and documentation on Please follow our guidelines in doing so: