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Version Control for Science 

Version control is critical for data and project management.  Version control is built into many scientific computing tools, but some background knowledge of terminology is useful to get started.  

Installing Version Control

Git is a version control system that lets you track who made changes to what when and has options for easily updating a shared or public version of your code on,, or other repository management tools.

Basic GitHub accounts are free.  However, please consider what personal information you'd like to reveal and review these instructions for keeping your email address private provided at GitHub.

To install git on:

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Version Control Resources Online