One of the most compelling features of the Git version control system is its ability to create highly usable and lightweight branches, and the ease of merging those branches later. Branching creates multiple “copies” of the same repository and allows you to separate out a set of changes while you experiment with them, or to create different versions of a project, without affecting the main tree. Here’s a host of useful tips to get your Git branching and merging skills up to expert level in no time.
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