By default, the commands git branch <newBranchName> and git checkout -b <newBranchName> create a new branch from the current one. This means that the new branch will be based on your currently checked out (HEAD) branch, i.e. will contain all the files and commits from the parent branch. Let’s assume that you want to create […]
The history -cw command is used to clear a Bash history on Linux, but for some reason it doesn’t work for a Git Bash on Windows. If you try to clear the commands history in the Git Bash using this command, it won’t work – you will still see the history of the executed commands […]
Remotes in Git are simply aliases that store the URLs of repositories. By convention, an origin is the alias of the default remote repository where you publish your commits. In Git you can work with several remotes with different aliases. From this note you will find out how to show the configured remote URLs of […]
In GitLab you can create a new project/repository not only through a user interface, but also from the command line. When you create a new local Git repository and then push it to GitLab, if this repository doesn’t exit there, the corresponding project for it will be created automatically. This short note shows how to […]
A .gitignore file specifies the files that Git should ignore. Sometimes you may need to list all the files that Git should ignore. In this short note i will show 2 methods of how to list ignored files in Git.
By default, GitLab CI/CD pipelines are executed automatically on pushing new commits to a repository and don’t require any intervention once created. However, there are also times when you need to trigger pipelines manually, without updating the project. In this note i will show how to trigger the GitLab CI/CD pipelines manually through the GitLab’s […]
GitLab CI/CD can be used with Docker to build Docker images. For example, you can create a Docker image of your application and push it to a GitLab’s Container Registry. In this note i am showing an example of how to create a new repository in GitLab with a CI/CD pipeline that will be used […]
GitLab CI/CD is a part of GitLab that is used for continuous integration (CI), delivery (CD) and deployment (CD). With GitLab CI/CD, you can automatically build, test and publish your software with no third-party application or integration needed. In this note i am showing an example of how to create a new repository in GitLab […]
Environment variables are extremely useful as they bring a lot of flexibility to CI/CD jobs and pipelines in GitLab. There are some predefined variables that are available in every GitLab CI/CD pipeline and custom variables that can be defined in different ways. In this short note i will show how to list all the environment […]
A Visual Studio Code (VSCode) has an integrated source control management (SCM) system and supports Git out of the box. Integrated Git support is one of the greatest features of the Visual Studio Code. In this note i will show how to clone a Git repository in the Visual Studio Code.