Installing GIT on your Mac & Cocos2D from GitHub
Some of you may be new to Git and are wondering how to go about getting the latest Cocos2D iPhone source on your Mac. Here is how to get Git installed in a few easy steps.
Visit http://code.google.com/p/git-osx-installer/downloads/list and select the latest download package for Snow Leopard or Leopard.
Double click the .pkg file to install GIT in your system.
If you are interested in more information on GIT, you can look at these sites:
GIT Crash Course http://www.git-scm.com/course/svn.html
GIT for the Lazy http://www.spheredev.org/wiki/Git_for_the_lazy
To get the latest Cocos2D Builds, use git to clone:
From terminal, type the command:
git clone git://github.com/cocos2d/cocos2d-iphone.git
Or if you want to live on the bleeding edge:
git clone git://github.com/cocos2d/cocos2d-iphone.git develop
For the development branch.