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Git Essentials by Ferdinando Santacroce

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Summary

In this chapter, you learned that Git is not so difficult to install, even on a non-Unix platform such as Windows.

Once you have chosen a directory to include in a Git repository, you can see that initializing a new Git repository is as easy as executing a git init command, and nothing more. Don't worry now about saving it on a remote server and so on. It's not mandatory to save it; you can do this when you need to, preserving the entire history of your repo. This is a killer feature of Git and DVCS in general. You can comfortably work offline and push your work to a remote location when the network is available, without hassle.

In the end, we discovered one of the most important character traits of Git: it will do nothing if you don't mention ...

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