- nodejs >= v14
From the nodejs official websiteopen in new window download and install the latest version then use the following commands to check whether the installation was successful
node -v npm -v
Once you have installed nodejs, install yarn with the following command
npm i -g yarn
Check whether the yarn installation was successful
Register on GitHub
Go to the GitHub websiteopen in new window, click 'sign up' and follow the instructions to create an account
Download and install from the official git websiteopen in new window. If you are using linux or macOS then it may be pre-installed.
Run the following to check if installation was successful
Finally set your local username and commit email address
git config --global user.name "FIRST_NAME LAST_NAME" git config --global user.email "[email protected]"
For further details on how to use git together with GitHub, please refer to the official GitHub documentationopen in new window