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Mikey
Mikey

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Happy Holidays all!

I’ve been reflecting on where I am in my “learning to code” journey and I’ve come to realise I’ve learn A LOT of little bits about Frontend Development.

I understand the basics of HTML & CSS and I’m excited to move onto learning JavaScript but there’s an element of developing I keep seeing come up time and time again and that is Git/Github.

People talk about collaborating on projects and all stuff I don’t understand. I have a GitHub profile and have used it a bit for The Odin Project and whilst I understand the necessity of version control, I still don’t really understand what I’m doing.

It seems like collaborating on projects using Github is quite common but also one of those things that you don’t really understand until you do it.

Can anyone point me in the right direction of how to make a start?

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Manuela Redinciuc

Git and Github are two different things and it can be quite confusing at the beginning.
Here is an article explaining Git: freecodecamp.org/news/what-is-git-...

Using git you can share your local projects and have remote repositories in GitHub.

Here is a little free tool for learning Git: learngitbranching.js.org/
Start with that and practice with using your github account.

As a developer git will be part of your daily life and making use of it in a clever way will simplify your life immensely.
Only after starting my first job as a developer I got to really grasp its power and I've actually written and article about my learnings.

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Mikey Author

Thank you, will take a look 😊