Git Definitions

Glossary of Key Terms

Git Branch

A branch is a pointer to a specific commit. The branch pointer moves along with each new commit you make and only diverges in the graph if a commit is made on a common ancestor commit. Learn More

Git Cherry Pick

The cherry pick command takes changes from a target commit and places them onto the HEAD of your currently checked-out branch. Learn More

Git Commit

A commit represents a snapshot of your repository at a specific point in time. A commit is performed in Git as a method of applying local file changes to a Git repository after they have been staged in your working directory. Learn More

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