Setting up Git

There are several programs for using git on windows, some examples for good programs can be found below.

Github for Windows

This is the program that we showed you on the workshop. it can be downloaded and installed from

And a short guide to setting it up


This is another program that incorporates a “right click” workflow.

File comparison tools

To merge two files with the help of a file comparison tool you can see a comprehensive list of programs on this Wikipedia site. One recomended choise is Meld.


Licenses: When you are asked for a license when creating a new repository choose the GPLv3 license.