Tutorial Series

Introduction to Git: Installation, Usage, and Branches

This series covers the installation and usage of git on an Ubuntu 14.04 server. After completing the series, the reader should feel comfortable installing and using git, as well as how to create two branches (master and develop) and how to merge code from the development stage to production.
  • Git is a powerful distributed version control system that can be used to track software development projects and other information. In this guide, we'll demonstrate a few different ways to install git on an Ubuntu 14.04 server and how to get started.
  • This tutorial contains a number of tips and strategies for using Git more effectively. It will cover how to create a workspace, how to convert an existing project into a workspace, best practices for writing commit messages, and how to push changes to a remote server.
  • March 18, 2013
    A branch, at its core, is a unique series of code changes with a unique name. Each repository can have one or more branches. This tutorial will teach you how to create two branches (master and develop) and how to merge code from the development stage to production.