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Git Essentials by Ferdinando Santacroce

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Summary

In this chapter, you learned the core concepts of Git: how it handles files and folders, how to include or exclude files in commits that we do, and how commits compose a Git repository.

Next, we explored the most used and powerful feature of Git, its ability to manage multiple parallel branches. For a developer, this is the feature that saves you time and headache while working on different parts of your project. This feature lets you and your colleagues collaborate without conflicts.

At the end, we touched on Git's stashing ability, where you can freeze your current work without having to commit an unfinished change. This helps you develop good programmer habits, such as the one that tells you to not commit an unfinished change.

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