Installing Git

Setting Up Git

Git will help us track changes and versions of our code.

Mac Users

  1. Open a new terminal window.

  2. Type the command, git --version, in the terminal.

  3. If the output includes a Git version, like the code below, then you are ready to use Git!

    git --version

    Console Output

    git version 2.6.4 (Apple Git-63)
  4. If the output does not include a Git version, then a popup will open and ask you to install Developer Tools. Click “Install”!

  5. After the installation is done, you can double check that it worked by typing git --version and the version of Git will be part of the output!

Windows Users

Since you already installed Git Bash when you set up your terminal , you are good to go!