DevOps in the Spotlight, Foundational Sessions

T14 Get Started with Git


3:00pm - 4:15pm

Level: Intermediate

Robert Green

Independent Consultant

Git is a free, open source distributed version control system. It has become wildly popular as a way to not only manage source code, but also as a way of sharing code with others. In this session, you will learn the basics of using Git. You will get familiar with repos, committing changes, branching and merging. You'll see how to work with both new and existing projects, how to store your code in both GitHub and Visual Studio Team Services and how to work with Git in Visual Studio.

You will learn:

  • What Git is and how to get started using it
  • The basics of Git, including repos, committing changes, branching and merging
  • How to use Git with GitHub, Azure DevOps and Visual Studio