Version Control with Git: Intro

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Overview

A version control system is a useful tool that keeps track of changes to files, including code and text documents. These systems are also crucial for collaborating with other people and merging changes while you work on the same files. Git is a popular modern version control system that is widely used, free, extremely fast and very capable. Come learn the basics of using git for version control and collaboration.

Things you’ll learn in this workshop

  • What version control is
  • Using git from the command line to track changes in files
  • Sharing files via GitHub
  • When to use version control

Prerequisites

  • Understanding of your computer’s file system and ability to locate files

Required Software