Configure Git with your personal information and preferences.
- [Kevin] In this movie, we're going to learn … how to do some basic configuration of Git, … in order to get us started. … The first thing we need to know … is that there are three places … that Git stores configuration information, … and it depends on how widely we want … these configurations to apply. … The first and broadest is the system level configuration. … These are configurations that will apply … to every user of this computer by default. … Now each user of course can override it … with their own custom configurations, … but these are the default if they don't. … Now these are configurations that will apply … only to a single user, which is going to be most of us … most of the time, working as a single user on a machine. … So on Unix, that's going to be in your home directory, … inside a file called gitconfig. … On Windows it's also going to be in your … user directory, that's the home directory, … and it'll be call gitconfig there as well. … If you're not familiar with where your home directory is, …
- Exploring the history of version control
- Installing Git on Mac, Windows, and Linux
- Initializing a repository
- Writing useful commit messages
- The Git three-tree architecture
- Tracking when files are added, edited, deleted, or moved
- Viewing change sets and comparing versions
- Undoing changes and retrieving previous versions
- Ignoring changes to select files
Skill Level Beginner
1. What Is Git?
2. Install Git
3. Getting Started
4. Git Concepts and Architecture
5. Make Changes to Files
6. Use Git with a Real Project
7. Undo Changes
8. Ignore Files
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