Get started with Git―today! Walk through installation and explore the variety of development environments available. Understand the concepts that underpin Git’s workflows, from branching to commits, and see how to use major platforms, like GitHub. Learn the ins and outs of working with Git for day-to-day development. Get your versioning under control!
- Get hands-on practical experience with Git
- Understand branches, commands, commits, workflows, and more
- Learn to use GitHub, GitLab, and alternative Git platforms
Installation and Setup
Install Git on your machine and explore the interfaces and development environments available: IntelliJ, VS Code, Atom, and more. Understand the interactions between Git and the command line.
Walk through the core functionality of Git and GitHub: repositories, commits, pushes and pulls, branches, merging, hooks, and the importance of properly-written commit messages.
Best Practices and Troubleshooting
Get the most out of Git using best practices for managing Unix dotfiles, switching a project from SVN to Git, and more. Explore common error messages and learn how to avoid and rectify them.