Common Git workflows
Git is a powerful tool, but it can be quite confusing. There are a lot of commands to remember, and resolving conflicts is just a complicated concept in general. In this exercise, you'll learn the most common and easiest to use workflow for Git within VS Code.
- Modify both of the meta tag descriptions in the "index.html" file
- Stage both files
- Commit both files
- Push changes to Github
- Open the "index.html" file
- Highlight "I LOVE LAMP" on line 7 and press Cmd/Ctrl + D to add a cursor to the second instance on the line below.
- Change the value to "I love lamp"
- Open the Source Control Explorer view (Ctrl + Shift + G)
- Click the "+" button next to the "index.html" file to stage it
- Add a message to the "Message" box and press Cmd/Ctrl + Enter
- Undo the commit by pressing the ellipsis in the top right corner and select "Undo Last Commit"
- Change the commit message to "Better description"
- Press Cmd/Ctrl + Enter to commit
- Use the button the bottom status bar to push changes to your repo
- Open the Settings file (Cmd/Ctrl + ,)
- Add the following line so that VS Code can automatically tell you how many commits you are ahead of or behind the repo.