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Git Status

1. Introduction In this example, we are going to discuss Git Status. The Git status command shows the state of the working directory and the staging area. It allows you to see staged changes and the files that aren’t being tracked. The technology we will use here is Git bash. Open Git bash on your PC and let’s begin. 2. ...

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error: src refspec main does not match any

1. Introduction In this example, we shall explain to you in detail what an “error: src refspec main does not match any” in “git” is and how you can deal with such errors if you encounter them in the future. 2. Error Description This error occurs when you try to push code from a local repository to a remote repository ...

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Git Revert Commit Example

1. Introduction This is an in-depth article related to the Git Revert Commit. Git was developed by Vincent Driessen in 2010. The git revert command is used to remove all the changes done in a single commit made to your source code repository. 2. Git Revert Commit You can revert a commit that you made to Git. In some cases, ...

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Git Squash

1. Introduction While developing a new feature you will have multiple stages until that feature is completed. Git offers different options to manage your git commits like squash, cherry-pick, amend and others. 2. What is Git Squash? Git Squash means to combine multiple commits into a single one and rewrite the git change log (commit history). This feature is most ...

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Installing Sourcetree for GIT

1. Introduction Working on a project with multiple teams that develops multiple features, you will need to have something like a version of control to be able to manage and integrate your changes into your project. Most of the IDEs are able to manage these code changes and view the differences. A useful tool that will be presented in this ...

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The Best Git Branching Strategy

1. Introduction This is an in-depth article related to the Best Git Branching Strategy. Git was developed by Vincent Driessen in 2010. Git typically has two branches in its repositories like master and develop. The development branches can be feature-specific, hot fix specific, release specific, and trunk. 2. Git Branching Strategy A typical Git branching strategy depends on the stage ...

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Git apply patch Example

1. Introduction to Git In this post, we feature a comprehensive article on Git apply patch. Git is a distributed version control system for tracking changes in source code during software development. It is designed for coordinating work among programmers, but it can be used to track changes in any set of files. Its goals include speed, data integrity and ...

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Git Pull Refusing to merge unrelated histories Example

In this blog post, we will take a quick look at Git and the problem of unrelated histories during Git merge. We will also look at a way to solve the unrelated history problem. 1. Introduction to Git Git is a distributed version control system for tracking changes in source code during software development. It is designed for coordinating work ...

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Git Abort Merge Example

In this post, we present a Git Abort Merge Example. 1. Introduction Merging branches is an important operation when working with Version Control Systems (VCSs). One feature that makes Git standout among other VCSs is its branching mechanism. The mechanism used by Git to create and manage branches is both lightweight and efficient in comparison to other VCSs. Because branching ...

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Git Add Submodule Example

In this post, we feature a comprehensive Example on Git Add Submodule. 1. Introduction An important concept in software development is reusability. When working on a software project you may have situations where a function or method is used in many places of an application. Rather than interspersing the function/method code throughout the application, it is useful to place it ...

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