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“Tracking Branches” And “Remote-Tracking Branches”

Both Tracking Branches and Remote Tracking Branches are created on the git client when a git clone command is used.

Merging Branches With a Conflict: Conflicts And Resolutions

Learn what to do when you have a conflict when merging branches in Git. 30+ additional Git Tutorials.

Adding and Removing Remote Branches

Adding and removing remote branches using git branch is explained in this tutorial. Click on this link to learn more about using git branch with remote branches.

All Git Object Types: Blob, Tree, Commit And Tag

The git object types are blob, tree, commit, and tag. This page gives a detailed overview of each of these types. A deep dive on each can be found here as well.

8 Reasons for Switching to Git

Switching to Git can decrease the time required for managing your code base, increased time for coding. Git automates many of the tasks that you need to do while managing your code, saving you time.

Git Topics

What Every VCS Must do

Version Control System ("VCS") need to be able to provide to its users? GitGuys explains exactly what it needs to include and provides tutorials on Git.

Temporarily Stashing Your Work

Git Stash is used when you want to record the current state of the working directory and index, without committing, to come back to complete later.

Switching Branches Without Committing

This in-depth tutorial explains how to switch branches without committing using the git checkout command.

Creating And Playing With Branches – Git Branch

Using Git Branch, you can create your own branches and jump between branches as if git was built from the ground-up for a great branching experience (yes, it was).

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Git Object: tree

A git tree object is very similar to a filesystem directory. Filesystem directories refer to other directories and files, while git trees refer to other git trees and git blobs:

Git Repositories – Just Tell Me What I need to Git Going!

Most of the time, you will likely use just a handful of git commands: git add to tell git this file is ready to be committed to the git repository.

Git Object Store: Creating the Sample Working Directory

The instructions below show how the files and directories were created and added to the git object store that is discussed in the tutorial "Git object: Tree."

All Git Object Types: Blob, Tree, Commit And Tag

The git object types are blob, tree, commit, and tag. This page gives a detailed overview of each of these types. A deep dive on each can be found here as well.

Git Diff Command Explained

See how the git diff command can be used to show you the difference between the version of a file in the working directory, index and most recent commit.

What is the deal with the Git Index? What is the Git Index?

The git "index" is where you place files you want committed to the git repository. Learn more about the git index and git commit by selecting this link.

Creating And Playing With Branches – Git Branch

Using Git Branch, you can create your own branches and jump between branches as if git was built from the ground-up for a great branching experience (yes, it was).

The .git Directory

If you haven't explored the .git directory yet, it's worth the hike. It is your project's root and we explain what is in it and why it is important.

How to Add a New Commit To The Git Object Store

This posting shows you how to create a sample working directory and place it into the git object store. Full details and commands are explained.

Git Resources

8 Reasons for Switching to Git

Switching to Git can decrease the time required for managing your code base, increased time for coding. Git automates many of the tasks that you need to do while managing your code, saving you time.

Git Repositories

How to Recover a Deleted File From a Git Repository

Recovering a deleted file from the git repository is easy if you know the method and commands. This short tutorial walks you through the process.