Git basics

Set your email, username and password

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

For all the following commands, make sure you are in the directory where you want to create the repository.

Create a new git repository

git init

Add a single file to the staging area

git add FILENAME

Add all files to the staging area

git add .

Commit the files in the staging area

git commit -m "Your message goes here"

Push your commits to Github

git push origin master

Pull any commits from Github

git pull

You might also find this git cheatsheet from Github useful.

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