Learning Git

Video description

Employ the advantageous features of Git in your projects to optimize your workflow with the help of practical examples.

About This Video

  • Setup your project with Git and create secure repositories.

  • Use branching, forking, and pull requests to work with different contributors in a systematic way.

  • Implement various advanced features like rebasing and tagging to manage your commits and code easily.

  • In Detail

    The number of open source packages becoming commonplace dependencies in modern applications are increasing and so is the need for additional functionality from these packages. Stay on the edge of new developments by adding Git to your skillset. Git will help you add contributors as well as be a collaborator to your favorite open source projects.

    Learning Git will help you gain an insight on using different features of Git to increase efficiency in a collaborative work environment.

    Start off by installing Git and learn about different version control approaches. Walk through different types of workflows available and select the one best suited for you. Initialize your first repository to start working on your project. Develop an authentication system for your repositories with the help of SSH keys. Combine your work with that of several other contributors with the help of branching and forking. Using pull requests put your work in sync with that of other patrons. Delve through various concepts like rebasing and rewriting commands to manage your commit history. Furthermore, learn to tag different versions of code to identify them easily. Finally, analyze the changes in the code and trace them to its early stage.

    Towards the end of the course, you’ll be well versed with using diverse features of Git to your own advantage!

    Product information

    • Title: Learning Git
    • Author(s):
    • Release date: April 2015
    • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
    • ISBN: 9781783554232