Get started with Git version control

If you've ever received an email with an attachment entitled 'about_3_final_2.doc', you might not realise it, but you've already been using a very basic (if hard to use) version control system. There are many benefits to using a more structured system. It solves many problems: How do you name versions of a file? How do you keep track of changes to a file, or a project? How do you know what exactly is different in these versions?

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