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What is version control?

In this video, Ross Conyers, a University of St. Andrews graduate, explores what version control is why it is useful for software developers.

In this video, you’ll explore version control.

You will learn more about:

  • what it is
  • why it’s useful
  • what the benefits of using it, are.
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