"Finally, we have the question of: why git
specifically? One reason might be popularity - there are plenty of
users of git, so getting help shouldn't be too hard. (Of course,
there are plenty of other popular DVCSs around.) Speed is another
factor - what can take minutes on certain version control systems
can take mere seconds using git. Providing some proof for this
paragraph is way beyond the scope of this article, but there is a
plethora of articles online on the topic.
"This guide aims to show just some of the commands that git lets
you use - there are certainly far more than are listed here. It
also assumes that you're only going to working locally. Much of
git's usefulness becomes apparent when you start working with other
people, but even for one-man jobs using git can be tremendously
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