Git is an essential tool in every developer’s toolbox. Learn more about git at https://git-scm.com/.

Install Git

Make sure that git is already installed on your machine by executing 

git —version

If Git is not installed, install and download it from : https://git-scm.com/download/mac or you can just simply execute below on your terminal

brew install git

Setup git config

git config —global user.name “your username”

git config —global user.email “your email address”

Setup SSH keys

cd ~/.sshssh-keygen -t rsa -C “your email address”

Add SSH to Github

pbcopy < id_rsa.pub

Add public key to your github.

Go to https://github.com/settings/keys then New SSH Key. Paste the public key into the key section. 

Note: You can find your .ssh folder in /Users/{computername} then press command+shift+. to unhide hidden folders.