Version control allows you to manage changes to projects by saving the state of code at different times. By far, the most popular version control language is Git, with roughly 70% of professional developers saying they use it over other technologies. If you're going to a apply for a job in tech, you need to be comfortable with how it works. In this episode learn the basics of working with Git.
- [Instructor] Version control allows you to manage changes…to projects by saving the state of code at different times.…Now, by far the most popular…version control language is Git,…with roughly 70% of professionals…saying they use it over other version control technologies.…Now, if you're going to apply for a job in tech,…you need to be comfortable with how it works.…So let's go over the basics.…Now, you can think of version control as a time machine…that lets you go back to predefined points in time.…
You create these save points by creating something…called commits that will let you come back…and revisit those points in the future.…Git also allows you to create branches.…They're similar to commits, but you can create these…to do bigger experiments with code.…If you're into comic books, it's sort of like a multiverse…where you can go to a different universe…and try out different things.…Commits are linear progressions in your code,…and branches can be a little wilder…and completely different than what you're doing.…
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