Essential Git Quickstart for Beginners

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Essential Git Quickstart for Beginners

A Practical Introduction to Start Using Git Today

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

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Course Description

Get Started with Git Today.

Git is a powerful and complex set of tooling that enables developers to streamline their development workflow and collaborate on projects.  In this course we break down the fundamental essentials into an easy to follow set of lectures that will leave you comfortable with the core Git concepts and commands that will enable you to start working with Git within an hour!

We don't dive into the computer science aspects, all of the content in this course is practical and aimed at quickly enabling you to start being productive using Git.  With hands on examples and simple explanations you will understand Git in no time.  This course is not full of slides, I prefer to teach by example, not by bullet point.

This course is aimed at beginners looking for a quick and uncomplicated introduction to Git.

Topics Covered

  • Installing and Configuring Git
  • Creating our First Git Repository
  • Adding Files
  • Modifying, Deleting and Renaming Files
  • Looking at The Git Timeline
  • Working with Git Branches
  • Understand how to Deal With Merge Conflicts
  • Using Git Tags
  • Creating a Simple Git Server in Minutes with SSH
  • Working with Git Repositories


What will you learn in this course:

  • Understand the Basic Concepts of Version Control
  • Create Git Repositories
  • Work with Files in a Git Repository
  • Understand how Git Branches Work
  • Create a Simple Git Server using SSH
  • Work and Collaborate Using Remote Git Repositories


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • A Linux or Mac Computer (recommended), Windows Terminal also Supported
Essential Git Quickstart for Beginners


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

1 Lectures
  • play icon Introduction 02:01 02:01
Getting Started
2 Lectures
Working with Files in Git
2 Lectures
The Git Timeline
5 Lectures
Working with Remote Git Repositories
1 Lectures
1 Lectures

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