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Helpful github tips and commands
# Whenever i start coding i like to start with this command to clean up the repo and find out where we are
$ git fetch --prune origin && git status
# Merging is usually a good strategy as it allows for better tracking and dividing up the work
# Github offers a squash && merge option now on the PRs, but lets consider this:
# You want to test the feature branch locally before merging it and if there are any conflicts you want to resolve and test
$ git checkout master
$ git merge --squash feature_branch
$ git reset origin/master (Optional if we want to unstage all files that differ from origin master)
$ git add --all
$ git commit
# Re-writing history (Destructive way)
$ git commit --amend => Lets you edit last commit
$ git rebase -i HEAD~3 => Interactively update/remove and reapply last 3 commit messages
# Alternative we can use -f flag, though not recommended
$ git push -f origin banch_name
# Do your self a favor and set aliases for some commonly used commands
# This is how you can check the config list
$ git config --list | grep alias
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