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Mohd Amir
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10 Free Resources to Master Git (Version Control)

Git is a powerful and widely-used version control system that every developer should have in their toolkit. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced coder, there are plenty of free resources available to help you learn and master Git. So, grab your favorite beverage (maybe a "Git and Tonic"?) and get ready to dive into the wonderful world of Git!

1. Git Documentation

What better place to start than the official Git documentation? The Git website ( offers a comprehensive reference guide, tutorials, and videos to help you get started with Git and understand its inner workings.

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2. GitHub Guides

GitHub, the popular code hosting platform, has a dedicated section for Git and GitHub guides ( These guides cover a wide range of topics, including setting up Git, creating repositories, branching, merging, and collaborating with others.

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3. Atlassian Tutorials

Atlassian, the company behind tools like Jira and Bitbucket, offers a fantastic set of Git tutorials ( These tutorials cover everything from the basics of Git to more advanced topics like rewriting history and using Git with Atlassian tools.

4. Git Immersion

Git Immersion ( is a hands-on, interactive tutorial that teaches you Git by having you complete a series of challenges. It's a great way to learn Git by practicing and experiencing it firsthand.

5. Git Tower Guides

Git Tower, a popular Git client, offers a series of free guides ( that cover various Git topics, including getting started, branching and merging, and working with remotes.

6. FreeCodeCamp Git Course

FreeCodeCamp ( offers a comprehensive Git and GitHub course that covers everything from basic Git commands to advanced topics like rebasing and cherry-picking.

FreeCodeCamp Git Course

7. GitHub Learning Lab

GitHub Learning Lab ( is a free, hands-on course that teaches you how to use Git and GitHub through a series of fun and interactive exercises. It's a great resource for beginners and those looking to solidify their Git skills.

8. Git for Ages 4 and Up

Don't let the name fool you – Git for Ages 4 and Up ( is a great resource for anyone looking to learn Git in a fun and engaging way. It uses simple language and illustrations to explain Git concepts.

9. Git Cheat Sheets

Sometimes, you just need a quick reference guide to jog your memory. There are plenty of free Git cheat sheets available online, such as the one from GitHub ( or Atlassian (

10. Git Games and Challenges

Learning Git can be more fun with interactive games and challenges. Check out sites like Git Games ( and Git Branching ( for a gamified approach to mastering Git concepts.

With these free resources at your disposal, you'll be a Git pro in no time! Just remember, practice makes perfect, so don't be afraid to experiment and make mistakes – that's how you'll truly learn and master Git. Happy coding (and "git-ting")!

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