We'll be using git from the command line:

Windows Users: Just select the default options in the installation wizard.

Windows Users: The rest of this course assumes you are using the terminal that comes with git (Git Bash) to run all command-line examples.

There are tools that provide a GUI interface for git, for both OS X and Windows. Attendees who are proficient with git and prefer to use those tools can do so if they wish. However, all of our instructions will be for the command line, so we recommend having this available as a backup.