Cogito ergo non sum git

translation: “I think, therefore, I am not a git” It has now been almost 10 months since I’ve been consistently using git with github.com, so I thought I would share my top pointers and lessons that have helped enhance my git experience so that you do not become a git when using git. The lessons are organized by these categories: speed up your work, find a workflow, debugging tips, and tips for early beginners. Speed up your work Can that be automated? (0) Simplify Login: If you have typed in your username and password too many times and are ready for a change, use password caching and ssh. Password Caching with timeout of 3 years (or until you restart your OS): $ git config –global user.name [YOUR_NAME] $ git config –global user.email [YOUR_EMAIL] $ git config –global credential.helper ‘cache –timeout=99999999’ If you would like to manually perform these steps, simply […]

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