The Fundamentals of Git – Presentation

Git logoI recently gave a presentation at Rapid Web Services regarding Git. It covers the background of Git, how it works internally, and some examples of daily use. The presentation also covers commonly used Git terminology and provides a frequently used command reference.

‘The Fundamentals of Git’ presentation is embedded below. Comments and constructive feedback are definitely welcome. This presentation is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.

The Fundamentals of Git Presentation

Git is a distributed version control system, which was created by the Linux kernel creator, Linus Torvalds and used worldwide by many software developers for a large number of well known software projects.

In this presentation, I explain the fundamentals of the version control software and some of its internal workings and related terminology. The target audience is individuals who have used the software before in a limited capacity and want expand their knowledge of the software to improve their daily use of it. The presentation could also be useful for those with knowledge of version control and a desire to improve their understanding of some of the more technically elements.

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