Getting a project from GitHub

1.0 Scenario

While searching on a topic, you land up on a GitHub page with code. The code looks interesting. But you can not work on it on GitHub. You need to get it on your computer to work on it.… Read more

Using Git

1.0 Introduction

Git commands for common source code management use cases are listed.

2.0 Install Git

On a Ubuntu Linux system, Git can be installed with the command,

$ sudo apt-get install git

3.0 Set Identity

Before using Git, the user's identity (name, email) has to be set

$ git config --global user.email "user1@example.com"
$ git config --global user.name "Joe Bloggs"

4.0 Initialize git repository

The first job for putting a project under source code management is to create a repository.… Read more

Git Tutorial

Lion

Git is a software source code management (SCM) system, originally developed by Linus Torvalds in 2005 for the management of Linux kernel source code. Using Git greatly simplifies the source code management functions for a project and improves the overall efficiency of the software development process.… Read more