What college students should learn about Git

Christopher Jeffery, Medium, Nov 05, 2018
Commentary by Stephen Downes

You may have heard of GitHub - the open source software repository that was recently acquired by Microsoft for $7.5 billion. GitHub is important because it allows authors to release related versions of their software, to incorporate and merge contributions from many authors, and to allow people to create their own version (or 'fork') any application. To do this, GitHub is structured as a Directed Acyclic Graph, creating a series of relationships among code libraries.

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