The top 20 Git commands that you should know

By Tom Hastjarjanto and Editors

In the world of software development, version control is essential. It allows us to track changes, collaborate with others, and manage the history of our projects. Git, a distributed version control system, is one of the most popular tools for this purpose. It’s powerful, flexible, and widely used in the open-source community.

However, Git can also be complex and intimidating for beginners. There are many commands to learn, each with its own set of options and use cases. But don’t worry, this blog post is here to help! We’ve compiled a list of the top 20 Git commands that every developer should know. From initializing a new repository with git init to applying changes from a specific commit with git cherry-pick, these commands will help you navigate your way through Git and work more efficiently with your projects. So, let’s dive in and start mastering Git!

Tom Hastjarjanto has been using React.js since 2015. Connect with him at Twitter or LinkedIn.