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Introduction to Git

In the last several years, distributed version control has revolutionized the way we do development. Among the various DVCS offerings, Git is a popular, flexible and advanced open-source tool that increases team productivity as less time is spent on merge conflicts and branching becomes painless.

This course covers how to practically use Git, while also providing a solid foundation for how Git works under the hood. Abandon your CVS pushbike and board your new Git helicopter!

  • GIT

Target audience


Basic skills in managing files in either Windows or Linux. Preferably some familiarity with command-line interfaces.

What you will learn

What's version control?

  • Why do we want it?

A quick history

  • Centralized vs distributed
  • Merging: a solution that turned into a problem

Walkthrough exercise I

  • init, add, commit
  • status, log, diff
  • branch, checkout, (simple) merge

Understanding the DAG

  • blobs, trees, commits
  • gitk
  • SHA hashes

Going distributed

  • Adding remotes to your project
  • A pull is a fetch and a merge
  • A centralized location?
  • Hosted git

Walkthrough exercise II

  • remote, clone, push, pull
  • resolving conflicts
  • Rebasing

Course info

Course code: T150
Duration: 1 days
Price: 10 000 SEK

Course schedule

28th Aug. 2017 Book now
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