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Glossary of Git Terminology: A Beginner’s Guide
Before you can become a master of anything, you must first understand the basics. This applies to every subject in the world, including Git. While nothing beats learning on the job, learning Git terminology first can help guide you when…
Git Best Practices, Guidelines, and Resources for Your Software Development Career
If you’re wanting to learn software development, one of the tools that will be most instrumental to a career in the field is Git. Git promotes collaboration and efficiency between developers working on the same project. With a distributed version…
Git fatal: remote origin already exists Solution
The “origin” keyword is commonly used to describe the central source of a Git repository. If you try to add a remote called “origin” that already exists, you will encounter the “fatal: remote origin already exists” error. In this guide,…
Gitignore Not Working? A Help Guide.
The title says it all. There are many cases where you might be troubleshooting the .gitignore file because it is not working as expected. The .gitignore file plays a crucial role in Git repositories. If you're .gitignore file is not…
Git Clone Specific Branch: A How-To Guide
The git clone --single-branch --branch command clones a specific branch. This command lets you copy the contents of a repository without downloading all the branches on the repository. It is useful if a repository is large and you only want…
Git Undo Merge: A Guide
You can undo a Git merge using the git reset --merge command. This command changes all files that are different between your current repository and a particular commit. There is no "git undo merge" command but the git reset command…
Git Remove Remote: A Guide
The git remote remove command removes a remote URL from a repository. The syntax for this command is: git remote remove <remote-url>. You can only remove one remote at once. How to Remove a Git Remote Have you set the…
How to Rename a Git Branch
To rename a Git branch, run the following command: git branch -m <old> <new>. This will change the name of the branch you are viewing to the new name you specify. You do not need to specify the old branch…
Git Diff: A How-To Guide
The git diff command shows the differences between the files in two commits or between your current repository and a previous commit. This command displays changes denotes by headers and metadata for the files that have changed. When you’re working…
How to Set Up Git Using git config
How to Set Up Git Using git config The git config command changes the configuration options in your Git installation. It is often used to set your Git email, editor, and any aliases you want to use with the git…
How to Use the git amend Command
Git commit amend: A Beginner’s Guide The git commit --amend command lets you modify your last commit. You can change your log message and the files that appear in the commit. The old commit is replaced with a new commit…
Git: List Remote Branches
You can list the remote branches associated with a repository using the git branch -r, the git branch -a command or the git remote show command. To see local branches, use the git branch command. The git branch command lets…
Git Cherry Pick: A Step-By-Step Guide
As beginning developers, we learn git simply through repetition. We learn quickly what git pull, git push, and git commit each means. As we transition to work on bigger projects and collaborate with teams, we start to learn more advanced…
How to Change a Git Remote
You can change a Git remote URL using the git remote set-url command. Navigate to the repository whose remote URL you want to change and then execute this command. The set-url command accepts two arguments: the remote name and the…
Git Log: How to Use It
The git log command displays a record of the commits in a Git repository. By default, the git log command displays a commit hash, the commit message, and other commit metadata. You can filter the output of git log using…
How to Use the git rm Command
The git rm command removes a file from a Git repository. This command removes a file from your file system and then removes it from the list of files tracked by a Git repository. The --cached flag lets you delete…
Git Checkout: A Step-By-Step Guide
The git checkout command navigates between two different branches in a Git repository. Checkout is used to view and make changes to different branches. You can check out a past commit in a repository to view how your project appeared…
Removing Untracked Files with Git
You can use the git clean command to remove untracked files. The -fd command removes untracked directories and the git clean -fx command removes ignored and non-ignored files. You can remove untracked files using a .gitignore file. There are two…
Git: Courses, Training, and Other Resources
How to Learn Git At some point in your journey to becoming a programmer, you will likely have heard the term Git come up. But what is Git, and how does it work? That’s the question this guide is going…
Git Status: A Guide to Responses
The git status command can be a helpful tool when you need to know what state your local repository is in with respect to the remote repository.  Basic Terms Some basic terms to be familiar with as we go forward: …

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