Published: July 2019
Circulated: August 12, 2019
Open-source: software that can be freely used, modified, and shared by anyone.
Commit: an individual change to a file.
Contributors: someone who has contributed to a project by submitting a commit that was accepted.
Repository: a project’s folder that holds files.
Branch: used to isolate development (e.g. an experimental feature) without affecting other branches in the repository.
Merge: to bring the contents of another branch into the current branch.
Git: Git is an open-source program for tracking changes in text files.
GitHub: a company that provides hosting for software development version control using Git. It is a subsidiary of Microsoft, which acquired the company in 2018 for $7.5 billion.