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Use git get and put instead of git pull and push

As explained on Don't Be Scared of git rebase, git fetch+rebase is a better alternative to git pull; unfortunately it's not as concise.

git get

From now on, use git get instead of git pull, a custom command that does this:

# get data from remote
git fetch origin
# rebase the remote branch with the same name as local
git rebase origin/$(git rev-parse --abbrev-ref HEAD) 

Set it up by running this command:

git config --global alias.get '!git fetch origin && git rebase origin/$(git rev-parse --abbrev-ref HEAD)'

git put

If you're ready to push, simply run git put. It will run the above + git push. To set it up, run this:

git config --global alias.put '!git fetch origin && git rebase origin/$(git rev-parse --abbrev-ref HEAD) && git push origin HEAD'
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commented Apr 11, 2018

Thank you so much. This saves me a lot of time!

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