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Version Control with Git

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This course covers the essentials of using the version control system Git. You'll be able to create a repo, commit changes, review the history of commits, work with branches, and undo mistakes.

This course covers the essentials of using the version control system Git. You'll be able to create a repo, commit changes, review the history of commits, work with branches, and undo mistakes.

Last Updated March 4, 2022

Prerequisites:

No experience required

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

What is Version Control?

Version control is an incredibly important part of a professional programmer's life. In this lesson, you'll learn about the benefits of version control and install the version control tool Git!

Lesson 2

Create A Git Repo

Now that you've learned the benefits of Version Control and gotten Git installed, it's time you learn how to create a repository.

Lesson 3

Review a Repo's History

Knowing how to review an existing Git repository's history of commits is extremely important. You'll learn how to do just that in this lesson.

Lesson 4

Add Commits To A Repo

A repository is nothing without commits. In this lesson, you'll learn how to make commits, write descriptive commit messages, and verify the changes you're about to save to the repository.

Lesson 5

Tagging, Branching, and Merging

Being able to work on your project in isolation from other changes will multiply your productivity. You'll learn how to do this isolated development with Git's branches.

Lesson 6

Undoing Changes

Help! Disaster has struck! You don't have to worry, though, because your project is tracked in version control! You'll learn how to undo and modify changes that have been saved to the repository.

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Richard Kalehoff

Instructor

Richard is a Course Developer with a passion for teaching. He has a degree in computer science, and first worked for a nonprofit doing everything from front end web development, to backend programming, to database and server management.

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