Git is a distributed version control system. In this video, gain an understanding of what that means for your workflow.
- [Instructor] Now one of the key things … to understand about Git when working with GitHub is … this concept of local versus remote. … When you pull down the project locally from GitHub, … you have the complete project and all of its history, … not just the files you're currently working on. … Because of this, Git doesn't need … to pull the history from GitHub … or the server each time you want to work on a file, … it just reads it from your local database, … which makes most local operations seem almost instantaneous. … For example, if you want to see the changes made … to the project several weeks or even several months ago, … Git simply checks your local database … to run the comparison instead of asking … for that information from the remote server. … This means that there is very little you can't do with Git … when working offline. … When working offline, you won't have access to GitHub … for issues and pull requests, … but every Git function is still available locally … on your local computer. …
- What is GitHub?
- The GitHub workflow
- Using the command line
- Creating branches
- Making a commit
- Creating and merging pull requests
- Working locally with GitHub Desktop
- Creating a new project
- Moving the project to GitHub
- Working with teams on GitHub
- Creating task lists
- Formatting text
Skill Level Beginner
Git Essential Training: The Basicswith Kevin Skoglund2h 55m Beginner
Using lab.github.com2m 13s
1. The Basics of Working on GitHub
2. Working Locally with the Command Line
3. Working Locally with GitHub Desktop
4. Moving Your Project to GitHub
5. Working with Others on GitHub
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