Set up Git auto-completion to speed up typing of common commands.
- [Instructor] In this movie, we're going to learn … how to install a very useful feature in Git … called auto-completion, and the instructions … I'm going to give you for auto-completion … are for Mac and Linux only, and the reason why … is because Windows should already … have auto-completion installed and ready to go. … What auto-complete does, it'll help you to type commands, … file paths, branch names, other things like that in Git. … Essentially, you start typing a word, … then you hit the tab key and Git then tries to guess … based on the context what the rest of the command, … the file path, or the branch name ought to be. … It can really save you a lot of typing. … If there is more than one possibility, … then it will let you know that it needs … more information and you can type … a little bit more of the word and try again. … Git auto-completion is a separate script, … and it's included inside the Git … source code repository on GitHub. … It shouldn't be a surprise that Git uses Git …
- Exploring the history of version control
- Installing Git on Mac, Windows, and Linux
- Initializing a repository
- Writing useful commit messages
- The Git three-tree architecture
- Tracking when files are added, edited, deleted, or moved
- Viewing change sets and comparing versions
- Undoing changes and retrieving previous versions
- Ignoring changes to select files
Skill Level Beginner
1. What Is Git?
2. Install Git
3. Getting Started
4. Git Concepts and Architecture
5. Make Changes to Files
6. Use Git with a Real Project
7. Undo Changes
8. Ignore Files
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