Another easy way to get Git installed is by installing GitHub Desktop. The installer includes a command line version of Git as well as the GUI. It also works well with Powershell, and sets up solid credential caching and sane CRLF settings.Why is Microsoft buying GitHub?
After all, Microsoft is already the top contributor to GitHub. Financially and strategically Microsoft buying GitHub is basically a footnote. GitHub does have subscription offerings and GitHub Enterprise, which happens to run on Amazon Web Services, is designed to speed up development workflows.Do I have to pay using GitHub?
Using GitHub is free if your project is open source, and it includes a wiki and issue tracker that makes it easy to include more in-depth documentation and get feedback about your project. If you want to contribute, you just fork (get a copy of) a project, make your changes, and then send the project a pull request using GitHub's web interface.