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Git Essentials by Ferdinando Santacroce

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Summary

In this chapter, you enhanced your knowledge about Git and its wide set of commands. You finally understood how configuration levels work and how to set your preferences using Git, by adding useful command aliases to the shell. Then we looked at how Git deals with references, providing a way to refer to a previous commit using its degree of relationship.

Furthermore, you added some key techniques to your skill set, as it is important to learn something you will use as soon as you start to use Git extensively. You also learned some simple tricks to help you use Git more efficiently.

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