Version control tutorial

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Gack, I lost the version I had due to an accidental tap of the back button. I'd be happy if someone else wanted to add to this....

Contents

Agenda

We should do this in two parts, probably.

Introduction to Version Control

  • "Keeping a forever history of your work."
  • What is a repository?
  • What is a branch?
  • Pros and cons of centralized versus distributed version control systems.

Advanced trickery

  • Rewriting history, hosting your own repositories on the network, and so much more.

Times

What works for people? Suggestions welcome.

  • weekdays between 8 AM and 5 PM
  • wednesday evenings between 6 PM and 8 PM
  •  ?
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