Git (FREE)

Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to large projects with speed and efficiency.

GitLab is a Git-based fully integrated platform for software development. Besides Git's functionalities, GitLab has a lot of powerful features to enhance your workflow.

We've gathered some resources to help you to get the best from Git with GitLab.

More information is also available on the Git website.

Getting started

The following resources will help you get started with Git:


The following are resources on version control concepts:

Git tips

The following resources may help you become more efficient at using Git:

Troubleshooting Git

If you have problems with Git, the following may help:

Branching strategies

Advanced use

The following are advanced topics for those who want to get the most out of Git:


Gitignore templates API allow for Git-related queries from GitLab.

Git Large File Storage (LFS)

The following relate to Git Large File Storage: