June 2010

Distributed Version Control with Git – Colin Johnsun

In continuing on the topic distributed version control systems. This month’s meeting we’ll be looking at Git. First introduced into the world of Linux but over the last few years we have seen better integration into Windows.

We’ll be covering:

* The basic concepts of Git
* Setting up and installing on Windows
* A rundown on how to use Git (add, commit, checkout, etc)
* Branching, merging and handling conflicts
* Local and remote repositories
* Typical and useful workflows