Chapter 4. Git Fundamentals – Niche Concepts, Configurations, and Commands

This chapter is a collection of short but useful tricks to make our Git experience more comfortable. In the first three chapters, we learnt all the concepts we need to take the first steps into versioning systems using the Git tool; now it's time to go a little bit more in depth to discover some other powerful weapons in the Git arsenal and see how to use them (without shooting yourself in your foot, preferably).

Dissecting the Git configuration

In the first part of this chapter, we will learn how to enhance our Git configuration to better fit our needs and speed up the daily work; now it's time to become familiar with the configuration internals.

Configuration architecture ...

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