GIT Installation – English


These are the installation instructions for the GIT training.

During our five meetings we will practice saving code versions locally on our laptops, and globally in the cloud, as well as updating the project history.

You will also learn how to write clean code, and prepare a professional programmer’s portfolio in github for your future job interview.


I wrote my first program, I wrote my first code in HTML, CSS, etc.

What I wrote appears on a local file in my computer.

I know how to navigate to the file using Windows file manager or Mac / Linux.

I know what a file extension is.

I know the file extension of the file I wrote and what it means (For example: txt for text files, C ++ for the files in my language, the meaning of “.exe”, etc.)

I know the editing tools or the compiler I work with.

I know the windows command line.

I know how to install from the network, download an installation file and run it.

If you have used these terms in the past but feel the need to brush up a little, please use the following link, which contains explanations and examples covering the terminal commands.


The installations are not simple but are detailed, do not skip this stage!

 Step 1

Open the following guide – Git Guide – and scroll until you see:

Step 2

Go to the following linkLink containing a Hebrew explanation about Windows. Please notice!! This link explains about other tools that right now do not need to be installed.

Go to the next link Link

More about MAC Link

More about WindowsLink

Step 3

We will verify that the installation was successful in two ways:


On the keyboard, click the Terminal or Command button, according to the instructions in the following pictures:


If you see the following icon, activate it:

In the Terminal window or the Git Bash window, type “git -version”.

If the answer is: git version version 1.9.5.msysgit.0, or another version number – the installation was successful! Well done!

Step 4

If the answer is: git is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.

Repeat the installation process, or ask for help.

Step 5

Navigate to Github and create an account: 



Appendix – MAC instructions only Follow the instructions – link