Why Use Git Instead of a Legacy Version Control System?

Why use Git, because Git is distributed so you have the ability to have a copy of the complete repository on your local drive that you can work against.

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.

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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.

Recent Articles

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.

Visualising Branches And Their Commits | Git Show-branch

We explain and discuss the use of the git show-branch, gitg, gitk and qgit in this Tutorial. Complete with examples.

“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.

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.

Shared Repositories Should Be Bare Repositories

Bare Repositories - When creating a central repository that will be shared by other users, the repositories should be created with the --bare option.

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