How-to use git

GIT is a free & open source, distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency. Every Git clone is a full-fledged repository with complete history and full revision tracking capabilities, not dependent on network access or a central server. Branching and merging are fast and easy to do.

GIT is far more complex than SVN but indeed far more powerful, you can find some interesting documentation here: