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Git Tutorial

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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:

Example

git --version
git version 2.30.2.windows.1

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:

Example

git --version

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

Example

git version 2.30.2.windows.1

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


Git and GitHub

Git and GitHub are different things!

In this tutorial you will understand what Git is and how to use it on the GitHub platform.


Git Exercises

Test Yourself With Exercises

Exercise:

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

git 

Start the Exercise