Git workflows and commands
The most crucial features of Git to learn are the basic Git workflow and commands, such as cloning a repository, creating and switching between branches, committing changes, and pushing and pulling from a remote repository. Understanding these basic concepts and commands will enable you to use Git effectivelv for your Replit projects.
Here's a guide of common Git workflows and example commands for them:
Cloning a repository
This creates a local copy of a remote Git repository.
git clone <repository url>
Creating and switching between branches
This allows you to work on multiple versions of a project.
git branch branch name> and
git checkout <branch name>
This saves your progress on a project.
git commit -m ‹commit message>
Pushing and pulling from a remote repository
This synchronizes your local repository with the remote repository.
git push and
Branching and merging
This allows you to create separate branches of a project and merge your changes back into the main branch.
git branch <new branch name> and
git merge <branch to merge>
Resolving merge conflicts
This is the process of resolving conflicts that can arise when multiple users make changes to the same file in a repository.
git merge --abort and
git merge --continue