How to use git

This is a good place to start to wrap your head around simple version control techniques with git:
(The cheat sheet provided is also worth the download)

This tutorial is is pretty extensive and includes integration with RStudio: (recommended by Alex and John)

One of the more comprehensive guides I found:
It starts from the command line and then links you to a GitHub account to make collaborative changes. We can then try making changes on each other's repo on GitHub for the next meeting. 
Key features:

  • starts you from scratch
  • contains efficient workflows for each section
  • has short exercises at the end of each lesson to test understanding
  • easy to read language

JH: Here is a git tutorial I made. Maybe this will be helpful to those getting started using git from either Rstudio or via the command line.