Android Basics – Overview of Git and Github

Now that you have created a Basic Android Project it’s time to start using Github.

But before that what is Git and GitHub ?

Here is a Video where I talk about Git and GitHub

Github is a place (actually a website) where people manage, share and showcase there Project Source Code. Or for that matter any kind of Code or Documentation.

At its Core it uses Git.

Now what’s Git ?

Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency

Source – Git

Git was initially designed and developed in 2005 by Linux kernel developers (including Linus Torvalds) for Linux kernel development.

Source – Wiki

So why should I use Git or Github

Well in short – if you want to maintain Code Versions. To get more details – simply Google !!

And why use Github – so you can showcase your work. Its a Social Collaboration Platform where people share Projects.

Ok, I will figure out. Please show me how to use Github now ..

Great we will do that in the next Article !!

Author: Ankur

I am Enthusiastic about Learning new things and sharing my Knowledge. I like programming and have a pretty good background in Computer Science.

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