Working with GIT


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 The following provides you with a short introduction to the features:

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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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