Working with Remote Git Repositories

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    [with Joe Shindelar]
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    In this lesson, we're going to take a look at the ways that we can use git
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    to interact with remote repositories.
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    So far all the work that we've done has been on our localhost on our desktop,
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    but in the real world, we likely want to share our changes with other members of our team
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    or maybe even deploy those changes to a production web server.
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    In this lesson, we're going to look at using the git clone command
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    in order to make a copy of a remote repository onto our local machine.
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    Then we'll look at the push and pull commands
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    in order to push commits from our local repository to a remote repository
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Working with Remote Git Repositories

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This lesson is all about making two git repositories talk to one another. So far everything we've done has been on your desktop. But we're going to need a way to share changes with other people on our team, or deploy them to our production site. To do that we're going to learn about the git clone, push, pull and fetch commands.

Git is a Distributed Version Control system which means that the copy of the repository that you've got on your desktop is a complete clone of the repository. Make changes, commit and ... then you need to figure out how to share those changes with other people who also have a complete copy of the repository.

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