What's so special about Git? Is it the right source control system for you? Find out what all the excitement's about in this Jump Start course, the second in our "ALM Wednesdays" series. Git has become wildly popular as a version control system in the development community. Companies large and small, individuals, the open source community, and others swear by Git. Experts Steven Borg and James Tupper walk you through why it's so well liked and how it's radically different from other source control systems.In this demo-focused session, you get a fundamental understanding of Git—from a high level down to its implementation. In addition, learn how to use Git within the Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE) and see the benefits of using Git with Visual Studio Online and Windows Azure. Instructors | Steven Borg - Northwest Cadence Co-Founder and Strategist; James Tupper - Northwest Cadence ALM Consultant
Explore DCVS versus CVS (version control), along with when (and when not) to use Git. Learn about the benefits of Team Foundation Version Control (TFVC) or Git within Team Foundation Server / Visual Studio Online.
Walk through installing and configuring Git.
Find out how to check in and check out code, along with how to clone a repository.
Learn the essentials required to fully understand Git, plus how to branch and merge.
Get the details on how to use Git within the Visual Studio IDE. Explore using Microsoft hosted solutions (like Visual Studio Online and Azure) with Git.
Get answers to questions about how to work with Git and about what strategies can be used with a team and Git.
Explore advanced Git topics.
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