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(TIL) Git: Diffing With Patience

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The default diff algorithm used by Git is pretty good, but it can get mislead by larger, complex changesets. The result is a noisier, misaligned diff output.

(TIL) Git: Delete All Untracked Files

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Git provides a command explicitly intended for cleaning up (read: removing) untracked files from a local copy of a repository.

(TIL) Git: Checkout Old Version Of A File

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When you want to return to a past version of a file, you can reset to a past commit. When you don’t want to abandon a bunch of other changes, this isn’t goin...