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GitHub is just one example of a hosted Git service, but it’s easily the most well-known and popular one. In this short video tutorial you'll learn how to set GitHub up and start using it.

Specifically, I will explain:

  • what GitHub is and why it's so useful
  • how to set up a GitHub account
  • how to create a new repository
  • what a "Gist" is and how to create one

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This video is a lesson from my recent course, Introduction to Git and GitHub. In the full course of 21 videos, you'll learn all about the excellent source control management system Git. Among other things, you'll learn how to:

  • initialize a repository and make commits
  • create and merge branches
  • work with tags
  • stash changes
  • clean up merge conflicts
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