Let's start using the Git client, GitKraken, to manage the Dead Keys project using version control with Git. By doing this, we'll be able to keep track of every change made to Dead Keys from here onward, and we'll also be able to reverse and move forward through the development history, as needed. Before getting started with Git, let's clarify a few technical terms. These are presented in point form in a carefully selected order, as follows:
- Git is a software for tracking changes to a group of files and folders. The total collection of tracked files, including Git metadata for storing information about changes, is known as a Repository (or Repo). This is essentially a folder containing many files.