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GIT Commands ( Woking with git branch )

milantarami profile image Milan Tarami Updated on ・1 min read

Creating a new branch

$ git checkout -b YOUR_NEW_BRANCH_NAME



View all local branch

$ git branch



View all local and remote branch

$ git branch -a



Pushing a local branch to a remote server

$ git push origin YOUR_BRANCH_NAME



Set upstream branch

upsteam allows to use "git push" command

$ git push -u origin BRANCH_NAME



Switching between branch

$ git checkout BRANCH_NAME



Merging branch

make sure you have committed all changes before merging

// first switch to destination branch, where branch needs to be merged

$ git checkout DESTINATION_BRANCH_NAME


// and run below command to merge

$ git merge BRANCH_NAME_TO_BE_MERGED



Deleting a local branch without merging

// switch to any other branch

$ git branch -D BRANCH_NAME



Deleting a local branch after merging

make sure you need to be in the destination branch to delete merged branch

$ git branch -d BRANCH_NAME



Deleting a branch from a remote server

$ git push origin -d BRANCH_NAME



Pulling remote branch

$ git pull origin BRANCH_NAME



Getting changes from master branch to other branch

// switch to branch
$ git checkout DESTINATION_BRANCH_NAME

$ git rebase master



NOTE: I will be updating this post if I became more familiar with other git commands while working on git branch


comment down if I made mistake

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