Chapter 4Using Git in a Team

So far, we've looked at managing source code by starting a Git project, working with branches, and pushing code to a remote repository. In this chapter, we’ll focus on the features of Git that help you contribute in a team.

We’ve seen how useful Git’s version control tools can be for a sole coder. Git’s power is even more evident when it comes to managing a project with many contributors. It enables members of a team to work independently on a project and stay in sync—even when they’re located far apart from each other.

Getting Started in a Team: Cloning from a Remote

Earlier, we performed a push operation to GitHub, sending a copy of our local repository to the cloud. This is the process you follow when ...

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