Version Control with Git

Create a free account at GitHub.

Download the free GitHub Desktop (for Mac & Windows), install it, & set it up. Follow the tutorial.

As we proceed throughout the course, you are expected to place each project into a separate GitHub repo.

My notes for working on Git in class: Git instructions for students in Webster University’s Cascading Style Sheets course


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Git from the command line

When you install GitHub Desktop, you also get Git as a command line program as well. If you use a terminal, you should learn to use Git on the command line.

Git provides a Git Cheat Sheet that will help you use Git on the command line.

The Git website provides:

Trust me, you will want to bookmark (or save) “Most common git screwups/questions and solutions”. It’s saved my bacon.

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