Why spend hours learning all Git and Github? Learn the parts professional developers use and get on with your coding
About the Book
The book starts assuming you know nothing about Git and step by step explains the theory and introduces each command, progressing in a smooth, logical flow.
At the end of the book you'll participate in an open source project hosted in Github where you will collaborate with other student building a worldwide restaurant guide, where you will need to apply everything you learned in the course.
If you search on the web, you’ll find hundreds of courses, videos and other resources about Git, but it’s work that’s incredibly tedious and leaves more questions than answers. You can also buy a “Pro Git” book and try to learn all of Git as if it was your end goal. The truth is Git is only a very basic utility tool that you shouldn’t be thinking about. You should spend your valuable time learning more productive things, like computer languages. With this book you’ll get that level of comfort, knowing you will be using Git without thinking about it.
The book is divided in 8 sections:
- Installing Git
- Git Fundamentals
- Starting with Git
- Git Tools
- Git Branches and Tags
- Remote Repositories
- Git Workflows
Also, at the end of the book, we have a collaborative project that uses all the knowledge from the course and leverages Github as a community platform.
Additionally we’re constantly updating the book, adding lessons thanks to the feedback of our students.
So stop feeling like Git is something complicated. You need this tool to become a successful, professional developer. Git is not hard.
Learn the essential Git and move on the important stuff... like coding.
- What is Git?
- What is Version Control?
- Types of version control systems
- Is Git better than other similar tools?
- Installing Git on Windows
- Installing Git on Mac
- Checking if Git is installed correctly
- The File Status Lifecycle
- Visual Workflow
- Using the terminal
- Choosing a Code Editor
- The Atom Editor
Starting with Git
- Basic Operations
- History of the Project
- Other Basic Operations
- Undoing Things
Git Branches and Tags
- The commit history
- Merging branches
- Branching in action
- Merge conflicts
- Interactive rebase
- Setting up a Github account
- Creating SSH credentials
- Our first remote repository
- Remote repository operations
- Git fetch and Git pull
- Git remote branches and tags
- What is a workflow?
- The importance of code reviews
- Pull requests
- Types of Workflows
- The Global Restaurant Guide
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