- What is & Why Git?
- Git architecture
- Git workflow
- How to get started
- Getting Git repository
- Recording changes to the Git repository
- Viewing commit history
What is & Why Git?
What is Git?
- Git (/ it/) is a distributed revision control system with an ɡ emphasis on speed
- Designed for maintaining a large distributed development environment
- Linux kernel, Perl, Eclipse, Ruby on Rails, Android, PostgresSQL
- Every Git working directory is a full-fledged repository with complete history and full revision tracking capabilities, not dependent on network access or a central server
Strong support for non-linear development
- Git supports rapid branching and merging, and includes specific tools for visualizing and navigating a non-linear development history.
- A core assumption in Git is that a change will be merged more often than it is written, as it is passed around various reviewers.
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