Git is a free, open-source distributed version control system created by Linus Torvalds in 2005 to replace BitKeeper as the version control system for the Linux kernel. Git is licensed under GPLv2 and the code is downloadable from GitHub.

Additional Resources for Git

Deeper Knowledge on Git

Git Aliases

Command-line shortcuts for Git

Git Bash

A Bash emulator and terminal for Windows

Git Internals

How Git works internally


An end-to-end DevOps tool chain centered on Git

Broader Topics Related to Git

Command-line Interfaces (CLI)

Programs that take commands through terminals and shells

Linus Torvalds

The principal developer of the Linux Kernel and creator of Git

Git Knowledge Graph