Every OpenShift application has a private Git repository that houses the application source code. OpenShift uses Git not only as a version control system but also to build and deploy the application using Git's action hooks. In this recipe, you will learn how to get the source code of the OpenShift application on your local machine.
You will need Git installed on the operating system before stepping through this recipe. For Debian-based Linux distributions, you can install Git with
apt-get install git as the root. If you are on Fedora or any other Red Hat-based system, you can install Git with
yum install git-core as the root. Mac and Windows users can download the Git package from the official ...