The 12 Days of Git, Day 6: Making a Copy of a Git Repository

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On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… six copies of projects.

Yesterday, we learned how to push changes to a remote repository with Git. Today, we’re going to see how to copy remote Git repositories to your local computer. Continue reading The 12 Days of Git, Day 6: Making a Copy of a Git Repository

The 12 Days of Git, Day 5: Sharing Changes Remotely with Git

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On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love gave me… five reasons to sing.

Today, we’re going to break free of the bonds of our own computers, and learn about sharing changes remotely with Git. Continue reading The 12 Days of Git, Day 5: Sharing Changes Remotely with Git

The 12 Days of Git, Day 4: Double-checking Changes with Git

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On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… four different lines.

Our Twelve Days of Git song is really starting to take shape, and today we’ll cover double-checking changes with Git before you commit them. Continue reading The 12 Days of Git, Day 4: Double-checking Changes with Git

The 12 Days of Git, Day 2: Tracking Files with Git

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On the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… two files that have been versioned.

Okay, we’re ready to get into the nitty-gritty of using Git.

Blue File Cabinet
Blue File Cabinet, by Seth Cohen, Creative Commons image from Wikimedia

On our “first day of Git,” in Learn Git over the Holidays, we created a folder for an app called santa-tracker and initialized a Git repository in that folder. That folder, and the accompanying repository are currently empty.

Today, we are going to create a couple of files and then add them to the Git repository.

Continue reading The 12 Days of Git, Day 2: Tracking Files with Git