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Awesome git tutorials I am finding here and there

A bunch of good git tutorials

Intro to git

Git deep dive

  • The man pages. Its the definitive guide to learn the internals. Its available in the console as $ man git or $ git --help. Detailed information about a particular command can be accessed with $ git commit --help.

  • A very decent book on git. Spend some time and read it cover to cover. Pro Git book

  • Git from bottom up is another good book

  • Git Ready A collection of blogs, each concentrating on one git command at a time. Difficulty level varies from very beginner to advanced.

  • Git magic is an online book on Git well written with wonderful analogies to help beginners understand the concepts behind Git

Pragmatic Git

  • A Note About Git Commit Messages A must read on writing good commit messages and the style.

  • Seth Robertson's blog gives some real insight into git internals and good practices

  • Git Immersion walks you through Git basics using a step-by-step, hands-on approach. It’s a great tutorial for those who prefer to get into Git right away.


  • Introduction to Git with Scott Chacon of GitHub This talk introduces Git, compares it with Subversion, dig into staging and committing, how it stores it's data, how it branches and merges so nicely and how it talks to a server when pushing and fetching. The talk looks at how to analyze history with log in interesting ways and should help Git newbies get acquainted with the popular VCS and other Git users get a glimpse of what's happening under the hood.

  • Tech Talk: Linus Torvalds on git Linus Torvalds visits Google to share his thoughts on git, the source control management system he created to manage the kernel source. More philosophy than tech, this talk covers the history and design principles of Git.


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fhoces commented Apr 19, 2018

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Thanks a lot of. very useful

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onlinebooks24 commented Dec 4, 2018

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bashbaugh commented Jan 2, 2019

Here is a short and concise tutorial of all the most common git commands: WHY AND HOW TO USE VERSION CONTROL: A SIMPLE GIT AND GITHUB TUTORIAL. I hope you like it! 🙂

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Git for the lazy. A wiki with a bunch of good notes -
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@RazAsheri This is the new link:
@jaseemabid Can you fix the link, please?

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I'd recommend checking out these beginner guides for Git.

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rbracco commented Aug 7, 2019

Please fix the git for the lazy link, it's very good but I almost missed it because the link is broken. Thank you!

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@sina-masnadi @rbracco @RazAsheri @anastrophe Updated the link. Thank you.

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deeseert commented Jan 9, 2020

Thanks Jaseem!!

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Good one Jaseem, even I wrote a small one on the same in 2016

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I did a video on the git parable which is referenced in the description. It really helped my brother understand git and what git does.

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moshax commented Oct 15, 2022

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