Manage Your Versions with Git (Part I)

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Coursera Project Network
In this Guided Project, you will:

Understanding how Git works

Understanding Git terminologies

Using Git for basic version management

Clock1.5 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

This 1.5 hours project-based course is the first part of "Manage Your Versions with Git". In this course, you will learn about the ubiquitous Git version management system. Git is an industry standard that is used in virtually every major development platform and environment to manage code changes and versions. This class will deepen your understanding of how git works and the relevant terminologies. No specific coding experience is required but basic software development experience would be highly beneficial.

Skills you will develop

Software Development Processsoftware enginSoftware VersioningVersion ControlProject Management

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction and user interface orientation

  2. Git overview

  3. Setting up a repository and committing your first version

  4. Adding more files and versions

  5. Revisiting an older version without changing the current version

  6. Going back in time

  7. Going back in time without rewriting history

  8. Using integrated Git in Atom and Visual Studio

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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