Git for Beginners
What you'll learn
- Set up Git on your machine
- Create a local Git repository
- Stage and commit changes from the command line
- View the history of your source code
- Branch and merge your code to work on software features
- Handle merge conflicts when working with branches
- Push your code to a remote repository on GitHub
- Clone a remote repository from GitHub
- Create a pull request on GitHub
- Collaborate with other developers on GitHub
- No prior knowledge or skills are needed for this course.
- No programming experience is needed to watch this course.
Git is one of the most popular version control systems. This course will teach you how to work with Git to track and store the changes of your source code.
First, you will learn the bascis about Git. You will learn what version control systems are and how local, centralized, and distributed version control systems work.
After this, you will learn how to set up Git on your machine. You'll learn how to configure Git, so that your name and email are stored with every commit.
Next, you will learn how to work with local repositories. You will use the commandline to create a repository on your machine and I will show you how to stage and commit changes.
After this, you will learn how to branch and merge your code to work on specific features of your project. You will also learn how to handle merge conflicts that can happen when multiple developers are working on the same code base.
Finally, you will learn how to push your code to a remote repository on GitHub, how to clone an existing repository from GitHub, and how to use pull requests to collaborate with other developers.
After this course, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to use Git successfully in your projects.
Who this course is for:
- This course is intended for anyone who wants to learn how to use Git to track and store the changes of their source code.
Hi, I'm Thomas Claudius Huber and I'm excited to share my passion about software development with you. I am a Microsoft MVP and I've been working as a software engineer and trainer since 2001. I've been working for different customers in the fields of .NET, C#, TypeScript and Azure. I've also authored several books, spoken at many conferences, held many classroom trainings, and instructed several video courses.