Version control helps in recording changes made to files by keeping a track of modifications done to the code. It is the core of Open Source software. It has become one of the essential skills.
Why use VCS?
Team Collaboration - Many developers can work on different parts of software at a single time.
Tracked Changes — Who, What, When, Why has done that.
Automation - Automated builds and code reviews with Continuous Integration (CI).
Most preferred VCS:
▪️ Git ⭐️ ▪️ Concurrent Versions System (CVS) ▪️ Apache Subversion (SVN): ▪️ Mercurial ▪️ Bazaar
Among them, git is the most preferred, also Github (The most popular code hosting platform) directly supports git.
▶️ It provides some features like:
▪️ Distributed System ▪️ Branching ▪️ Speed and Lightweight ▪️ Compatibility
Some companies and projects use git.
Using the git.
git can be used through bash/terminal and also through GUI.
▶️ Some Basic commands of a git:
▪️ git init — initializes a repository
▪️ git add — adding/staging changes of a file.
▪️ git commit — committing or writing a history of a file.
Resources to learn git.
▶️ Videos tutorial:
▪️ Kunal - youtu.be/apGV9Kg7ics
▪️ FreeCodeCamp - youtu.be/RGOj5yH7evk
▪️ HubSpot - product.hubspot.com/blog/git-and-github-tut..
▪️ FreeCodeCamp - freecodecamp.org/news/learn-the-basics-of-g..
▪️ Pradumna Saraf - blog.pradumnasaraf.co/want-to-learn-about-g..
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