Learn Git Basics for Salesforce Developers

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Learn Git Basics  for Developers

what is Git ?

Git is a version control system where you can store you source code in git repository. you can track changed made on your code compared with previous code.

what is workflow in git ?

They are working directory , staging and git repository.
In working directory is nothing but you local system,where you can build,modify your code.
In Staging, Then you can move code into staging area.In order to move files we use commit operation
In git repository,By using push command we can move source code from local repository to git repository

How to install git in local system ?

1. open click here to download
2. click on your operation type (Ex: I click on windows then it start downloading these git.exe file)
3. After downloading click on double click on it.
4.Install it
5. Now you sucessfully installed git in our local system.

Register a account in Github

register to create new account in github with below link. If you have already a git account then login into it. click on register or login .

Create new repository like image below


Click on Create Repository.

You have created a new repository in GitHub

How to use gitbash ?

After installing ,Click on gitbash icon on you desktop and double click on it .
It will open a graphical interface to like below image

Type : git version
to check which version of git installed in your local machine and it tells that git installed properly in your local machine
pwd — it is used to directory path

mkdir Name — create directory with Name

cd Name — To enter into Name

Git configuration (username and password)

git config –global “Bhanu ”
git config –global”[email protected]

git config –global –list

To find user name and email id

How to clone repository from github to your system ?

git clone // To clone

git status (to know status)

echo ” Test Git file” >>start.txt // to create a new file in local

git add start.txt / to add file4

git status .. ///to know files in local folder

git commit -m “Adding start text file ”

git push origin master // to add into server

git init name // create a folder

mate file name

git add . // to add all files in folder

rm -rf .git // to remove .git folder
rm -rf name of folder // to remove project

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