70.7% of professional software developers use Git for version control.

In the software world, that number feels about right.

In the hardware development world...No.

What about the scientific community? What about mathematicians, IT professionals, data scientists, hackers, makers?

With structure and focus, you can learn Git pretty quickly. With the "I'll figure it out as I go" mentality, expect failure.

Git has been a puzzle that I've studied to better understand how to learn Git, and how to better teach Git. I think I've got it down well.

Check out this 5-minute video that hits some important points about learning Git.

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70.7% figure is from the 2017 Stack Overflow Developer Survey, a great tool for watching trends in the software world.