Top 12 Git commands every developer must know


GitHub for Beginners is a series designed to cover the basics of Git, with the latest installment teaching the top 12 Git commands. The article covers the setup of Git, including adding your email and username, initializing a new repository, and tracking changes. It also covers the git add command, which keeps track of file changes, and the git commit command, which stores a version of the project in Git's history. The guide discusses the git clone command used to clone remote repositories, git checkout to create a new branch, and git branch to display active branches. The git switch command changes active branches, while git push, push commits to the remote repository. Finally, git pull updates local branches with changes from the remote repository, and git show staff shows the history of changes made to the repository. The guide is complete with an overview of practicing Git skills within the GitHub flow.

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