GIT Crash Course 101

The crash course for using GIT – master these commands and you’ll be on your happy way to a new world of source control young Jedi…

# Initialise account
# Configure GIT name
git config –global user.name “Your name here”
# Configure GIT email
git config –global user.email “mariomail@email.com”

# Cloning a repo for the first time
git clone git@gitserver:project.git

# Fetching data from repo
git pull origin master

# or just updating the local repository
git pull

# Steps for adding and committing a new file
# Adding a file to local repository
git add testfile.php
git commit -m “Test information file comment” #(mandatory)
# Committing changes from local repo to central repo
git push origin master

# To amend user details
git commit –amend –author=’mm mariomail@email.com’

# Overwrites a file by checking it out from repo
git checkout testfile.php

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