Top 11 Important Git Commands

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Hello All, Today we will see the Top 11 Important Git Commands. These commands are widely used while you are working with Git. Also, We will discuss Steps to Push the code using Visual Studio Code.

So, Let’s Start…

In this topic, We will cover the following commands

List Of Top 11 Important Git Commands

  • Clone Git Project
  • Configure Git Email
  • Check whether Git Email is Saved Or Not
  • Configure Git UserName
  • Check whether Git UserName is Saved Or Not
  • Pull Command
  • Create new branch
  • Add Files
  • Commit Changes
  • Push
  • Switch Branch

Clone Git Project

git clone <address>

Configure Git Email

git config user.email "<email>"

Check whether Git Email is Saved Or Not

git config user.email

Configure Git UserName

git config user.name "<name>"

Check whether Git UserName is Saved Or Not

git config user.name

Pull Command

git pull origin <branchname>

Create New Branch

git checkout -b <branchname>

Add Files

git add .

Commit Changes

git commit -m "<MESSAGE>"

Push Command

git push origin <branchname>

Switch Branch

git checkout master

OR

git fetch
git checkout master

Steps to Push the code to Git using Visual Studio Code

If you are using Visual Studio Code then you might not need to write every command as Visual Studio Code itself gives more options which will make things easier.

Follow the below steps if you are using visual studio code

  • Open Visual Studio Code
  • git clone <address> : To Clone the Project
  • git pull origin <branchname> : To get Latest code from branch
  • git checkout -b <branchname> : To create a new branch
  • Make the changes in the code
  • Click on Source Control Icon from the left menu
  • Click on + ( Stage change ): Click on the + icon for every file which you want to push
  • Write commit message ( Placeholder: Message )
  • Click on the commit icon
  • Click Push from …(Views and More Actions…)
  • Go to the portal & create a pull request

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