Collection of useful Git Tips to get started

I thought it was time to collect some of my most useful findings when working with Git.

These are typically from situations where I found a useful way, which I wanted to jot down. Also I have answered and asked some questions on StackOverflow. The good thing about it, is that I am always able to find it again this way. posts:

  1. How to make Git ignore files that already exist in your project
  2. Spoken Git Commit Log — Another Annoyance at the Office
  3. How to add Git Pull Shortcut to Different Github Branches
  4. Using Git for SVN Repositories Workflow
  5. Using Local File-based Git — Server Laziness

StackOverflow posts:

  1. git-svn: how do I create a new svn branch via git?
  2. How to switch svn branches using git-svn?
  3. Git how to create remote branch
  4. How to undo “git commit –amend” done instead of “git commit”
  5. How to grep git commits for a certain word
  6. Git svn clone: How to defer fetch of revision history
  7. Which Git commit stats are easy to pull
  8. Git how to save a preset git log –format
  9. View remote Git revision on Heroku
  10. The shortest possible output from git log containing author and date
  11. Git how to find out which single commits that done on one branch and not another

    4 Responses to “Collection of useful Git Tips to get started”

    1. Christian Says:

      Hi, many thanks for this nice compilation!

      Do you know a good web interface for Git? At low costs for commercial or an open source alternative?

      regards Christian

    2. aira Says:

      It’s a good idea! Visitors won’t have a hard time looking Git tips. You compile it and that’s good idea. Thanks for sharing.

    3. ASHRAF Says:

      Amazing post this could be very useful……..

    4. Social Media Says:

      thanks, its really amazing ides