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Gitting Started - Creating and Working With A Local Git Repo

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    Git is a powerful tool for collaborating with teammates but can also be extremely handy when working alone. It makes experimenting with new features and preventing breaking things in your code a lot easier. Let’s take a look at how to setup git for a local project so we can take advantage of feature branches and gits version tracking support.

    This will introduce some of the basic git commands and will setup a simple .NET Core project and put it under git source control. Then we’ll create a simple feature branch, checkout the new branch and implement the feature. Finally we’ll switch back to our master branch and merge the feature into the main branch. It’s simple, but easy.

    There are a number of great options for adding online git repo’s if you want to take your project one step further:
    https://www.github.com
    https://www.visualstudio.com
    https://www.gitlab.com
    https://bitbucket.org

    You can grab the Posh-Git extension for powershell that was used in the video here: https://github.com/dahlbyk/posh-git

    Discord: https://discord.gg/hU5Kq2u


    Sam Wronski
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    Sam Wronski
    Maker of things, currently helping build cloud things @ Google. World of Zero is a personal project disconnected from my professional work. Lets make something awesome together!