if you are a developer then you must be aware of GIT and GITHUB, as it is a place where developers live, where many developers around the world contribute to an open-source projects every day and night and many more.
Read this full article there is one bonus tip for you at the end ;)
GIT is a_ Version Control System (VCS)._
If you are a developer then you must be working on many projects so at this time Version Control System comes into play, it is used for file management, keeping tracks of changes overtime of your projects which is one of the most primary things, also it keeps the entire history of things that you are working on.
This is helpful for those developers who first made their basic version then adding new features in future without affecting the original version.
Another amazing feature offered by GIT is, it allows many developers around the globe to work together on the same project at the same time without disturbing each other’s files, by working on different branches. Collaboration is easy in GIT and team members can work on different features in same project.
GitHub is a world’s leading software development platform, it is a web-based service for version control using Git. It builds collaboration directly into the development process. Work is organized into repositories, where developers can outline requirements or direction and set expectations for team members.
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IT is in no way different from any other sector when it comes to naming. You would see some systems being named based on their origin while others are named keeping in mind their features or functionality. Then there are some whose names have nothing in common with their origin, features, or anything else related to them.
It is these inconsistencies in naming conventions that make people confused about what a system is all about, what it does, and what benefits it offers. For instance, there are a lot of people out there who still get puzzled when asked about Git and GitHub and whether or not there is a difference between the two.
The similarity in their names has nothing to do with what they really are. They are two altogether different things. But at the same time, you can say that they still have a thing or two in common. Before we talk about Git and GitHub, let us first shed some light on version control systems (VCSs) and why are they so important.
In simple terms, version control is nothing but a system that keeps track of the changes made to source code or files. With a version control system, you can look back at the changes made to a particular file, either by you or another person, by accessing the version control database. This system gives you the ability to compare different versions of a file, thus allowing you to stay informed about the changes that have happened over a period of time.
The version control system can be referred to as a database that stores snapshots of different files in a project. These snapshots are taken every time a file is modified. It maintains all the records of the different versions of a file. In addition to comparing different versions of a file, VCSs also allows you to switch between them. VCSs can either be distributed or centralized. Let us see how these two types differ.
Centralized version control systems use a single, centralized server to store all the different versions of a file. Users can access these files by gaining access to this centralized server. Now, there is a disadvantage associated with this type of VCS. If the central server fails to function due to any reason, the entire history stored on its will be gone and no one will be able to recover any version/versions of the lost files.
Distributed version control systems have an edge over their centralized counterparts. These VCSs store file versions in two locations – the centralized server and your local machine. So, the disadvantage that we discussed centralized systems doesn’t exist in distributed systems.
Even if the server undergoes failure, you can retrieve all the different versions of your files from your local machine. Suppose you have a file, which is called VersionControl1. Now you made several changes to this file and saved the changes on each occasion. All the changes that you made to this file will be stored in the VCS, which will have all those versions of this file when you made changes to it.
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Git has become ubiquitous as the preferred version control system (VCS) used by developers. Using Git adds immense value especially for engineering teams where several developers work together since it becomes critical to have a system of integrating everyone’s code reliably.
But with every powerful tool, especially one that involves collaboration with others, it is better to establish conventions to follow lest we shoot ourselves in the foot.
At DeepSource, we’ve put together some guiding principles for our own team that make working with a VCS like Git easier. Here are 5 simple rules you can follow:
Oftentimes programmers working on something get sidetracked into doing too many things when working on one particular thing — like when you are trying to fix one particular bug and you spot another one, and you can’t resist the urge to fix that as well. And another one. Soon, it snowballs and you end up with so many changes all going together in one commit.
This is problematic, and it is better to keep commits as small and focused as possible for many reasons, including:
Additionally, it helps you mentally parse changes you’ve made using
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Hello all, nowadays most of the development teams using GIT version control, some of you may have a requirement of mirroring your team’s git changes from one server to another Git server. This article will help you to achieve the Git mirroring between one server to another server.
I got one assignment wherein there will be 2 Git Servers, development will happen in one Git server and the changes should be synchronized to another Git server at regular intervals. But in my case, the complexity is both the servers are in different restricted network. So I have done the small experiment and it worked. And I am sharing the steps to you all in this article.
Main GIT Server: Let’s take our main git server is located in our office and can be accessed only in-office network.
**Mirror GIT Server: **The mirror server is located at the vendor/client-side, which can be accessible in a normal internet connection but not with our office network. Since the office proxy will block the outside URL’s.
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GIT is great, it has made collaboration with other developers so easy, I can’t thank GIT enough. But GIT is vast and not every command remains on my mind. I find myself googling over and over again to get that right GIT command that can solve my problem.
Recently when working on one of the projects that had just started, I accidentally pushed the IDE folder to the remote repository and I was there googling again, so I thought, why not write a blog for this? I can always come straight to my blog if this happens again and I can also help my fellow developers this way, right?
All sensitive information and IDE related folders should be added to gitignore so they are not tracked by git. You may already know this, but it doesn’t help if your file or folder is already in the remote repository. Today we will learn how we can remove files or folders from remote repositories. Let’s get started!
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In this part you will get familiar with some basic Git commands. At the end of this blog you will be able to perform certain task like
These are those commands you must conquer
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Initializing the folder as a Git repository
this command will make a file named .git
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