Version Control

Video description

Version control is essential in software development, ensuring efficient tracking and management of code changes. This series starts with an introduction to various version control systems, then delves deeply into Git and GitHub. You'll begin by setting up Git, creating and cloning repositories, and committing changes. These foundational lessons will equip you with the skills needed to manage projects and collaborate effectively.

As you advance, the course covers topics like branching, merging, and conflict resolution. You'll learn to synchronize local and remote repositories, create pull requests, and manage collaborators. Practical demonstrations reinforce each concept, building your confidence and competence in Git and GitHub. By the end, you'll understand how to maintain a clean, organized repository and navigate the complexities of collaborative version control.

Whether you're new to version control or seeking to enhance your skills, this course offers valuable insights and hands-on experience. You'll gain a robust toolkit for managing code changes, collaborating with team members, and maintaining project integrity. Join us to master essential skills for modern software development.

What you will learn

  • Set up and configure Git and GitHub for project management.
  • Create, clone, and manage repositories both locally and remotely.
  • Use branching and merging to manage changes and resolve conflicts
  • Collaborate with team members using pull requests and forks.
  • Maintain a clean and organized repository with best practices


This course is designed for software developers, project managers, and anyone involved in the software development lifecycle. A basic understanding of programming concepts is recommended but not required. Beginners looking to learn about version control, as well as experienced developers wanting to improve their Git and GitHub skills, will find this course valuable.

About the Authors

ACI Learning: ACI Learning trains leaders in Cybersecurity, Audit, and Information Technology. Whether starting an IT career, mastering a profession, or developing a team, they provide essential support at every step.

Justin Dennison: Justin leads AWS and developer content creation for ITProTV. He has experience in multiple programming languages. His certifications include AWS Certified Solutions Architect — Associate, AWS Certified Developer — Associate, AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, Oracle Certified Associate, Java SE 7 Programmer.

Zachary Memos: Zachary Memos is a show host with 30+ years of on-camera experience. He brings his wit and charm to the camera while helping bring out the best in the ITProTV subject matter experts.

Product information

  • Title: Version Control
  • Author(s): ACI Learning, Justin Dennison, Zachary Memos
  • Release date: June 2024
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781836204350