Managing source code with GitHub

Git is a commonly used source code management system. GitHub is a company, website, and desktop application that makes it easier to manage Git.

Visual Studio 2015 has built-in support for using Git with GitHub as well as Microsoft's own source code management system, named Visual Studio Team Services.

I used GitHub to store solutions to all the practical exercises at the end of each chapter.

Using the Team Explorer window

In Visual Studio, navigate to View | Team Explorer menu to see the Team Explorer window:

Using the Team Explorer window

Although it is a good idea to sign up with an online source code management system provider, you can clone a ...

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