This section briefly introduces the author, the coverage of this book, the technical skills you'll need to get started, and the hardware and software required to complete all of the included activities and exercises.
Version control refers to the tracking and traceability of changes. It is, in a way, akin to the use of a bookmark in a book, to mark the point the reader should return to when they resume reading. In version control, this metaphorical bookmark marks a reference to a snapshot of the code base. Git is a version control tool. Using Git, you can make, track, retrieve, and share changes on a repository. GitHub is a hosting service where a repository resides.
This book begins by providing you with ...