Discover how to use the built-in help documentation in Git.
- [Instructor] Before we dive fully into Git, … I just want to introduce you quickly to Git Help. … Git Help is a very useful tool … for finding out more information … about how to use Git. … Once we have Git installed, … in order to use Git help, … you just type git space, and then H-E-L-P. … That's it. … It'll then return helpful information. … So here you can see it has a list of git commands … to be used in various situations. … So it gives us some ideas … on what we might want to be trying to do. … And it also tells us … that we can get lists of subcommands, … and concept guides, and things like that as well. … And then it gives us the syntax, … git help followed by some kind of command … that we want to know more about. … Let's say we want to learn more about logs … and how logs work. … git help log would be what brings up that command. … I'm going to just clear my screen … so it's easier to see, … git help log, I'll hit return, … and you can see that it comes up … with a page all about git log, …
- 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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