Introduction to Git

The course introduces git as a model and tool for distributed version control.  Common version control operations such as adding files, committing, branching, and reviewing history are presented using the gitcommand-line tool.  The course shows how git is used in a team setting by presenting the gitflow workflow and its rationale.  

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Students will complete individual exercises to learn the git command-line tool and team exercises to practice collaborative activities. The course highlights differences between git and centralized version control systems like Subversion.


Participants should be able to use a command shell, a text editor, and a web browser.

Duration & Format

1 day (6 hours)

This workshop can be conducted at your location or in our Midwest training lab (12140 Woodcrest Executive Drive; St. Louis, MO. 63141).


The following topics are covered in this course:

  • Introduction
  • The Gitflow Workflow
  • Git Basics
  • Branching and Merging
  • Working with Remotes
  • Working with History
  • Rewriting History

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