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Last updated: October 23, 2012

What Does Git Mean?

Git is a content management and tracking system developed by Linus Torvalds, creator of Linux. It includes a directory that continuously changes as codes are added throughout application or website development. Git also tracks revisions that are performed on stored data.

Git is free and available with version 2 of the GNU general public license (GPL).


Techopedia Explains Git

Git is simple, flexible and easily sharable by various project or team participants.

Designed for speed, Git minimizes resources related to product and Web development - even with massive projects. For example, rather than starting a project from scratch, a developer can retrieve and change stored codes to maximize efficiency.


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