Submodule 1.2: Version control. Git - Github

  • Version Control Systems
  • Git - Github commands
  • Communication between local and remote directories

What is Git?

Git is a Version Control System for tracking changes in computer files and coordinating work on those files among multiple people

Git was created by Linus Torvalds in 2005 for development of the Linux kernel, with other kernel developers contributing to its initial development.

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Git is already installed on your computer. To verify it, open your Terminal and write git --version. The version of Git will appear on your screen as result of this command.

Exercise

  1. What version of Git does your computer have?

Solution:

git version: 2.7.4