Git-Based Source Control
Git-based source control by Copia Automation
Version control is an organizational system used to record changes to a file or project over time so that you can reference historical versions as needed. Version control software allows users to continuously track changes to the code, while enhancing communication, efficiency, and collaboration between team members.
According to the Stack Overflow 2021 Developer Survey, almost 94% of software developers worldwide use Git, indicating that Git is the future and the preferred choice of many development teams worldwide for tracking their code.
Copia boasts enhanced version control for any file type, including documents, PLC or HMI Projects, Robot controller data, network switch configurations, and more. Copia can provide a single central repository for storing this data, allowing for a more collaborative work environment.
By the end of this section, you will be familiar with creating and cloning repositories, as well as the various pulling, committing, and pushing operations you'll frequently be using with your repositories. You'll also learn how to manage your version history and revert changes.