Working with GIT

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Use GIT as a version control system for tracking changes in files

GIT Version Control System

In software projects, it Is important to track changes on files. A version control system helps you to track of these changes. A version control is a system that records changes to a file or set of files over time so that you can recall specific versions. GIT is such a version control system. The SAP Business Application Studio comes with a built in GIT-Client to interact with the GIT-system. The GIT-system may be installed on premise or a cloud service like http://github.com. The following provides you with a short introduction to the features:

For more information, visit https://git-scm.com

GIT Procedure

The procedures for getting started with GIT repositories are provided in the following figure.

The figure shows you the two options regarding how to start with GIT repositories:

  1. Import an existing directory into GIT.
  2. Clone an existing GIT repository from a server.

Watch this video to learn about GIT Working Directories.

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