Overview of Branching in Git


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Branching overview

In this chapter we're going to be talking about branches in Git. Branches are one of the most powerful features in Git, in large part because of how easy they are to use. It's as if Git wants you to branch, and getting the most out of Git will mean using branches often and effectively. In Git, branches are cheap, and what we mean by that is that they don't cause a lot of headaches. They don't take a lot of processor power. They don't take up a lot of storage space. They are easy to create. They are easy to delete. They are easy to work with. And they allow you to then try new ideas. Let's imagine that you have your master branch that you are working on and suddenly you get an idea for something, but you are not sure if it's going to work out or not, instead of making lots of commits to your master branch and then trying to undo those if it doesn't work out, instead you just create a new branch, try your new ideas there.

If those ideas don't wo...

Branching overview
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Branching overview provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Kevin Skoglund as part of the Git Essential Training

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