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Learning git: Locations, Remotes, and GitHub

When you are new to git and GitHub, one of the first things that is helpful to learn is where your code is located. Do you want to contribute to open source or a friend's project?

Two concepts will help you get started:

  • The difference between git (tool) and GitHub (service)
  • The location of code repositories and how to refer to them

Getting (re)Started - Resources

If you share something more than three times, it's a good idea to write it down for others to read. Over the past few years, I've made a few GitHub gists (gists are similar to short notes) which have links to resources.