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Git for Humans by David Demaree

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Chapter 4: Remotes

SO FAR, ALL OF THE CHANGES we’ve made and committed live in one place: your computer. That’s actually pretty neat: unlike some other version control systems that maintain their repository of committed versions exclusively on a server, requiring you to be online to commit changes, Git works offline by default. For solo projects, this means that you can benefit from powerful version control without having access to a server or needing to set up an account somewhere.

But working solo is not really why people come to Git. People usually come to Git because they want to collaborate.

There’s an old saying (which, like the word “bug,” is popularly ...

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