What is Version Control? Definition or Meaning

Collaboration is great but when multiple people work on the same project, there is a chance of overwriting each others’ work or go out of sync as they contribute to different parts of a deliverable. This is especially the case in the software industry as different developers work on diverse parts of the same software. Version control processes counter this so all changes can be made without impacting others.

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Git is a version control system that is both free and open-source. It works for both small and large projects and lets users to store their version of code or a document they have been working on without overwriting others’ work. It’s features, like checkout, commit and merge allow for ease and speed of use while working in a distributed team.