View the Commit Log in Git to View Commit History


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Viewing the commit log

Now that we've made our first commit, and we've talked about how to write good commit messages, let's take a look at where those commit messages show up by viewing the commit log. The way that we do that is with git log, very common sense, and this will show us the log of commits that have taken place so far, right now there is only one. If there have been more than one then we would see them listed one after another. Now each one of these commits has some basic parts to it. So here it is, I am going to highlight it, we've got the commit ID, this is the identifier for this commit, we'll talk more about that a little while later.

But each commit has a unique ID, that's what this number is here, it tells the Author of the commit, you can see that it pulled this information from my global configuration. So that's how it knew who was making this commit, that's why that was the very first configuration that we did, it's very important to do when you first set up your...

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

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