How to use git to version control your designs

Boon to get rid of saving multiple copies of the file.

Git for Designers — Nitish Khagwal

Git on Macintosh

Git on Windows

SSH Key

Click on Profile Settings from Sidebar Menu
Go to SSH Keys from Sidebar Menu
Click on Add SSH Key button which is located in Upper Right Section
Paste the copied key and press Add Key Button
Click on New Project Button to Create a new Project
Create a Project filling in all the necessary details

Basics of Command Line

Starting with the UI Project

Setting up Git Globally on Local Machine
pwd reports path for present working directory
ls lists files and directories of present working directory
cd [Desktop] changes working directory to [Desktop]
cd [To-Do-App] changes working directory to [To-Do-App]
ls lists files and directories of present working directory
git init initializes empty git repository
git add adds files to staging area that will be pushed to the repository in next step
git commit -m “Custom Message” saves the custom message describing the current changes
git remote add adds remote repository’s name and url to the local project file
git push pushes files and commit message to remote repository
Added Files appears in GitLab Repository
ls lists files and directories of present working directory
git add adds files to staging area that will be pushed to the repository
git commit -m “Custom Message” saves the custom message describing the current changes
git push pushes files and commit message to remote repository
List of Commits in GitLab Dashboard
Files with GitLab Preview
Files with GitLab Preview

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