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Understanding Git Branches (Illustrated)

Erika Heidi on January 17, 2020

In a previous post, we talked about the process of submitting changes to a remote Git repository. We've seen that this process is done in three ste...
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Tyler V. (he/him)

Wow! These illustrations are incredibly well done - both informative and gorgeous!

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Erika Heidi Author • Edited

thank you <3

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Richard Schloss • Edited

Great illustrations. I think illustrations on "merging" vs. "rebasing" may help teams out a lot (and explaining how to resolve merge conflicts); since the last paragraph discussed merge requests, it may be an appropriate place to continue. Thanks for doing this.

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James Eastham

Hey Erika, great post! Especially your point on always using pull requests when suggesting changes in a code base!

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Aleksandr Hovhannisyan

Beautiful drawings!

But the post is too short, imo, and doesn't do a good job of explaining branching in git (that's what I expected the post to do based on the title).

It's more about why/when branches are used.

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Erika Heidi Author

Thank you for your feedback, these are really aimed at beginners. I have added a few links for more comprehensive guides!

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Cody Pearce • Edited

Awesome illustrations, what do you use to make them?

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Erika Heidi Author

These were hand-drawn and painted with watercolors, than scanned for final touches. I can't find joy in digital arts!

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zabith rafeek

Could you make a article on 'rebase'?

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Waylon Walker

Amazing illustrations

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Josh Puetz

These illustrations are amazing: you have a gift! I’ll admit I came for baby Yoda 😀