View the history of previous Git commits by reviewing the commit log.
- [Instructor] In this movie, we're going to learn … how to view the commits that have been made … to a Git project using the commit log. … The way that we use the Git log is very simple. … You first make sure that you're inside … your Git project, and from there … I just type Git, space, log. … And this will return to me a log of all the commits … that have been made to this project … with the newest entry at the top. … Everything's being logged is from commit … all the way down here to where it says initial commit. … That's my message. … Let's take a look at some of the other parts. … This first number up here, … we'll talk a bit more about, … but it is an ID number, … it's a unique ID for every commit. … Every commit is given a unique ID … so that we can identify and know … which commits we're talking about. … Next, you'll see that there's the author. … This is information that was pulled … from our configuration file. … Remember the very first thing we did … when we started the project, …
- 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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