If you’re serious about pursuing a career as a software developer or designer, at some point, you will need to learn a version control system. A VCS is an important, but sometimes overlooked, tool that is essential for keeping all but the most trivial projects on track. In this course we’ll talk about what version control is and how it works before covering the basics of one of the most popular version control systems available today – Git. By the time you’re finished with the course, you’ll be ready to start using Git on your next project.
One of the most essential tools a developer can master is version control, and one of the most widely-used version control systems available today is Git. But what makes Git popular? And why should you learn to use version control anyway? In this stage we’ll explore all the benefits of using version control (including: helping you deal with changing requirements, data loss, sharing and collaborating with others), as well as the qualities of Git that make it such a popular choice in the modern development world.