Git Using RStudio: Glossary

Key Points

Creating a repository
  • Initiate a new project in GitHub

  • Start the project in Rstudio from Git

Ignore files from version control
  • Adding file names or folder names to .gitignore excludes them from version control

Commit changes
  • A commit is a snapshot of the project with a user defined commit message

  • Commit often!

History of a project
  • Click history in the Git pane to see the project history

Interact with GitHub
  • Push our code to GitHub and pull your code from GitHub