Explore the history of version control systems and learn how Git was created and became popular.
versions control systems that predate Git … that I want us to look at. … There have been others … but these are some of the most popular … and the most influential. … And I think that they can help us to better understand Git. … The first of these is called SCCS, … for Source Code Control System. … It was releasee in 1972 and was developed by AT&T … and it was bundled free with the Unix operating system. … Now Unix was also free and as a consequence, … Unix spread quickly to places like universities … and SCCS went along with it. … Universities taught their students how to do version control … using SCCS, so when they left the university to go work … in jobs, the version control system they were familiar with … and that they took with them was SCCS. … So you can see why it became very popular. … We talked about primitive version control earlier. … That you might have a file, like a budget, … and you would save version one of that file, … version two, and version three, … giving them different file names each time. …
- 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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