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Introducing Git

Introducing Git


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description
Being able to leverage the power of Git empowers software developers and streamlines the versioning process. In this course, you'll learn how to install and configure Git, explore different editors, and discover repositories and aliases.

Target Audience
Software developers who wish to learn about version control using Git and GitHub

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
1.1

Lesson Objectives

Introducing Git

  • start the course
  • describe the purpose and value of version control in software development
  • specify what Git is and what it can do
  • define the terms commonly used in software development with Git
  • describe the steps for installing Git
  • specify how to modify the basic configuration settings of Git
  • define line endings and how they should be considered in Git development
  • specify how to cache your password so you don't have to continually type it in Git
  • define text editors that can be used with Git, including vi, Emacs, and other common editors
  • describe how to change the default text editor in Git
  • specify how to install a third-party text editor like Adobe Brackets
  • describe how to create repositories with Git
  • specify how to clone repositories with Git
  • define how to configure advanced settings in Git
  • specify how to create aliases using Git
  • describe how to check status using Git
  • demonstrate how to set up and configure Git
  • Course Number:
    sd_dgit_a01_it_enus

    Expertise Level
    Beginner