GIT

Clone an existing repository

$ git clone [url]
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Initialize new version-controlled project

$ git init
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Save changes to the repository

$ git add .
git commit -m "first commit"
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Current state of the repository

$ git status
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Create a new branch

$ git branch [branchName]
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List all remote or local branches

$ git branch -a
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Delete a branch

$ git branch -d [branchName]
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Merge changes into current branch

$ git merge [branchName]
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Checkout an existing branch

$ git checkout [branchName]
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Checkout and create a new branch with that name

$ git checkout -b [newBranch]
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Create a tag

$ git tag [tagName]
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Delete the tag

$ git tag -d [tagName]
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Push tags

$ git push --tags
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Get the latest version of a repository

$ git pull [branchName] [remoteURL/remoteName]
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Add remote repository

$ git remote add origin [url]
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Define the author name to be used for all commits

$ git config --global user. name [name]
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Define the author email to be used for all commits

$ git config --global user.email [email]
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Helpful guides that come with Git

$ git help -g
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Undo the previous commit

$ git revert HEAD^
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Forget about files that were tracked but are now in .gitignore

$ git rm -r --cached .
git add .
git commit -am "remove ignored files"
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Send local commits to the remote repository

$ git push [remoteURL/remoteName] [branch]
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Store current work with untracked files

$ git stash -u
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Bring stashed work back to the working directory

$ git stash pop
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Remove a file from the working index (cached)

$ git rm --cached [fileName]
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Delete a file (force)

$ git rm -f [fileName]
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Remove an entire directory from the working index (cached)

$ git rm -r --cached [directoryName]
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Delete an entire directory (force)

$ git rm -r -f [fileName]
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Delete a remote branch

$ git push origin :[branchName]
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