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Introduction to Git Version Control for Industrial Automation

POSTED 08/23/2022

Modern software is developed using Git version control. Git tracks every change, makes it easy to review code, and ensures greater collaboration, security, and operational uptime. Due to the unique programming languages and file formats of PLC code, these benefits have eluded industrial automation professionals - until now. Recent tech advances unlock the power of Git version control for PLC programming, making it the ideal environment for developing, deploying, and storing project files.

With this beginner’s guide, tailored for controls engineers, you will learn:

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  • What Git is and how it works
  • The terminology used during a Git workflow
  • How Git compares to today's most popular PLC code development workflows
  • The benefits of using Git in industrial automation projects

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