Installing Git

In order to install Git, visit http://git-scm.com/download, where you’ll see the following options:

Installation on Windows and Mac OS is as simple as for Node.js as you just have to download and run the appropriate installer and follow the, yet again, familiar instructions.

To verify that you installed Git correctly on your Windows/Mac machine, run the following command in your Command prompt/Terminal:

git

You don’t have to worry if you don’t know how to use Git since you won’t be needing it directly (npm uses it to download packages).

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