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Introduction to git - for SLC-JS-Learners 2015-08 meetup

Intro to git

  1. create/log-into your http://github.com account

  2. create/log-into your http://c9.io account, using your github account credentials

  3. from your C9 dashboard, create a new workspace, name it "intro-to-git", leave all other options at default values, then "Create workspace"

  4. in github, create a "New repository" that is also named "intro-to-git"

  5. walk through the new github project page, plus these additional commands:

```

echo "# intro-to-git" >> README.md // click gear/settings for file tree; show hidden files ```

```
git init 
// explore .git
// open config
git status
git add readme.md
```  
```
git add README.md
git status
git log
```  
```
git commit -m "first commit"
git status
git log
```
```
git remote add origin https://github.com/SLC-JS-Learners/intro-to-git.git // USE YOUR REPO'S URL
// open config & review "[remote "origin"]" section; http://www.gitguys.com/topics/the-configuration-file-remote-section/
// close config file & re-hide hidden files
```  
```
git push -u origin master
// review "[branch "master"]" section in config; http://stackoverflow.com/a/5561327/4285306
// refresh github repo
```  
  1. git branch -a

  2. git checkout -b awesome-new-feature // checkout; -b; branch-name

  3. git branch -a // terminal info

  4. git status

  5. c9 open README.md

  6. edit your README.md file ; http://www.patorjk.com/software/taag/#p=display&f=Big&t=SLC-JS-Learners; ensure there is a tab, or three spaces, in front of each line ;-)

  7. cmd-s

  8. git commit

  9. git status

  10. git add README.md

  11. git status

  12. git commit

  13. update message & description

  14. ctrl-o; enter; ctrl-x

  15. git log

  16. q

  17. refresh github

  18. git push origin master // refresh github; check branches

  19. git push

  20. git push --set-upstream origin awesome-new-feature

  21. review README.md

  22. git checkout master

  23. review README.md

  24. git branch -a

  25. git status

  26. git diff awesome-new-feature

  27. git diff master awesome-new-feature README.md

  28. git merge awesome-new-feature

  29. git status

  30. git push

  31. refresh github; review branches

  32. git branch -a

  33. git branch -d awesome-new-feature

  34. git push // refresh github; check branches

  35. git push origin --delete awesome-new-feature // refresh github; check branches

  36. git checkout -b even-more-awesome-new-feature

  37. edit and save your README.md

  38. git add README.md

  39. git commit -m "even-more-awesome-new-feature README.md updated"

  40. git push

  41. git push --set-upstream origin even-more-awesome-new-feature

  42. refresh and review in github

  43. edit and save your README.md one more time

  44. git add README.md

  45. git commit -m "even-more-awesome-new-feature README.md updated yet again" // xkcd's Git Commit

  46. git push

  47. git log

  48. q

  49. git checkout master

  50. git merge even-more-awesome-new-feature

  51. git push origin --delete even-more-awesome-new-feature // remote & remote ref deletions

  52. refresh github & review branches

  53. git branch -d even-more-awesome-new-feature // local deletion

  54. git branch -a

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