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Ask HN: Best Git tutorial for teaching non technical people the basics
17 points by anm89 8 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 6 comments
I'm mentoring a designer right now and am attempting to teach them bootstrap. I'd like to be able to use git to share code snippets with them.

This person is not particularly technical and probably has no real interest in understanding git at a deep level or understanding it under the hood.

Is there a tutorial directed at this audience? Basically just enough to figure out what directory they are in at the command line, push, pull and commit?

Excellent interactive tutorial: https://learngitbranching.js.org/

You can also directly go to the sandbox (without the tutorial) and just experiment with this link: https://learngitbranching.js.org/?NODEMO

Github UI can be enough for him. If he has full rights on a repo he can even use the builtin editor and understand how the revisions are organized.

I really like https://www.atlassian.com/git/tutorials/what-is-version-cont.... It starts with the fundamentals and goes deeper one by one.

I always refer to the following tutorial ('Git - the simple guide - no deep shit!') when I am blocked https://rogerdudler.github.io/git-guide/

The Github tutorial is pretty simple. Have a look ast that first.

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