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A gentle introduction to Git

Clarice Bouwer

Software Engineering Team Lead and Director of Cloudsure

Monday, 10 October 2022 ·

According to the Stack Overflow software developer survey for 2021 - 94.41% (50,563 out of 54,943) professional developers suggest that Git is a fundamental tool to being a developer.


🎉 At the end of this course you should be able to:

  • install and configure Git.
  • clone and work on repositories.
  • run basic commands from the terminal.
  • use a GUI with ease.
  • deal with merge conflicts.
  • understand how CI/CD and GitLab works.
  • have basic Git etiquette and understand the discipline.


There is a remote repository on GitHub for you to practice and play around with. Your exercises will make use of this repository.