Git for Beginners: How to use git in the Terminal and in a Graphical User Interface, like Tower

In this video, we're going to walk through how to use git in the Terminal and in Tower and what it looks like to use it on an actual project.

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In this video, we're going to walk through how to use git in the Terminal and in Tower and what it looks like to use it on an actual project.
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1:03 Setting up a new project
1:37 What is a repo?
1:54 cd Changing directories within the Terminal
2:07 git init - Initialize a new repository
2:18 ls -la List all items within a directory inside the Terminal
3:33 git Workflow Summary
4:27 git status
4:51 git add
5:23 git commit
5:34 Rules for writing good commit messages
6:05 Writing longer commit messages, within Vim
6:24 i to enter INSERT mode and add text within Vim
6:56 ESCAPE key to exit INSERT mode, :wq to save and quit Vim
7:14 git show
8:04 git diff
8:35 git log
8:45 Set up a GitHub account
9:39 Creating a repository on GitHub
11:09 git remote add origin
11:29 git push -u origin master
12:05 README.md
12:51 Example of an existing README.md
15:16 Using a GUI (Tower)
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👉🏻 LINKS
* Hyper - Free Terminal
* Hyper Cobalt 2 Theme
* Tower
* Cache GitHub credentials within the Terminal
* Project on GitHub
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👉🏻 RELATED VIDEOS
Part 1: What is git? Why use it? How to install it
Part 3: Backtracking in git - Coming Soon!
Part 4: Branching in git - Coming Soon!
Part 5: Working with git in a Team - Coming Soon!
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