Here I will test NodeJS (and hopefully Cloud9 IDE)
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This is my first experience with git.

Until now, I used Mercurial (and bitbucket), because of two main reasons:

  1. it is largely used by Python community
  2. it is written in Python and thus portable (especially to Windows)

But I develop on Ubuntu, so I can give git a try :)

Default README

Here is what was at the home page of the repository:

Global setup:

Download and install Git

git config --global "Your Name"
git config --global

Next steps:

mkdir testNodeJs
cd testNodeJs
git init
touch README
git add README
git commit -m 'first commit'
git remote add origin
git push origin master

Existing Git Repo?

cd existing_git_repo
git remote add origin
git push origin master

Importing a Subversion Repo?

When you're done:


Now, I'll have to learn git. :P


  • git add (or git commit -a)
  • git commit
  • git push

A good quick reference site on git:


A good starting point seems to be