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Git Tutorial


What is Git?

Git is a version control system.

Git helps you keep track of code changes.

Git is used to collaborate on code.

Learning by Examples

In this tutorial, we will show you Git commands like this:


git --version
git version

For new users, using the terminal view can seem a bit complicated. Don't worry! We will keep it really simple, and learning this way gives you a good grasp of how Git works.

In the code above, you can see commands (input) and output.

Lines like this are commands we input:


git --version

Lines like this are the output/response to our commands:


git version

In general, lines with $ in front of it is input. These are the commands you can copy and run in your terminal.

Git and Remote Repositories

Git and GitHub are different things.

In this tutorial you will understand what Git is and how to use it on the remote repository platforms, like GitHub.

You can choose, and change, which platform to focus on by clicking in the menu on the right:

Git Exercises

Test Yourself With Exercises


Insert the missing part of the command to check which version of Git (if any) is installed.


Git Quiz

Test your Git skills with a quiz.

Start Git Quiz

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