An intro to Git Aliases: a faster way of working with Git by Boudhayan Biswas

February 5, 2019

As developers, we know Git very well, as it is a very important part of our daily activity. Software developers use it all the time. We can not spend a day without interacting with Git. We can run Git from the terminal or use some third party tools like Sourcetree.

But there are some terminal fans who always love to run Git from the terminal only. So for them, it is sometimes difficult to remember and write those long commands. Ohh no buddy!! It is very much a boring and time-consuming task to write long commands all the time ????????????.

So what should we do now??????

Okay, we should start looking for a shortcut for those long long commands.????‍????‍????‍

Look what we found: Git Alias. It has come as the rescuer for all. We all likely know what an alias is — it means a false name or nicknameSo using git alias, we can assign a nickname to a long git command. This is perfect. ???? Now let’s try to find a place where we can write these nicknames.

Searching ???? Searching ????Searching ????…

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