Now, we have to test our installation. Is Git ready to rock? Let's find out!
Open a prompt and simply type
git (or the equivalent,
git --help), as shown in the following screenshot:
If Git has been installed correctly, typing
git without specifying anything else will result in a short help page, with a list of common commands. If not, try reinstalling Git, ensuring that you have checked the Use Git from the Windows Command Prompt option. Otherwise, Git will be available only within the embedded Bash shell.
So, we have Git up and running! Are you excited? Let's begin to type!
The first step is ...