Discover what files are commonly ignored in a Git repository.
- What you ignore inside your Git projects … Is going to be up to you. … And it really depends on what kind of project you have, … And the kinds of files that are in it. … But in this movie I want to give you some ideas … On the kinds of things that typically get ignored … To help you out. … The first is that you probably want to ignore … Compiled source code. … Uncompiled source code is mostly what you want … to keep track of. … Compiled versions of the source code often aren't as useful. … Same thing for packages and compressed files. … The uncompressed files have code that you can look at, … You can examine and track the changes. … If it's compressed, then it's really a very opaque box … That you can't see the changes inside of. … Logs and databases are good to ignore, … Because they're changing frequently. … Most of the time … It's not useful to include them in your project. … And, operating system generated files. … These are files that the operating system … May add to your project in order to allow it to do its work. …
- 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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