The things Git can do that none of the GUIs ever told you about

A session at Techorama

Tuesday 12th May, 2015

10:00am to 11:00am (WET)

In order to make Git more approachable, a number of GUIs have been developed on top of it. While many of them have contributed to its widespread popularity, they all share a common design flaw: sacrificing Git’s true potential on the altar of user-friendliness.

Regardless of how many features these tools may have, no graphical metaphor can effectively represent what was conceived for the command line. In this session I’ll demonstrate exactly what Git can do for you that none of the GUI tools ever tells you about. Quickly moving chunks of commits between branches, custom history visualizations, alternative workflows and even debugging are only some of the things I’ll demonstrate, all 100% from the command line.

If you’re using Git through a GUI, you’re missing out. Let me show you why.

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Enrico Campidoglio

Italian software maker emigrated to Sweden. Speaker and technical trainer. Core contributor to AutoFixture. Mechanical keyboards enthusiast.

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Belgium Belgium, Mechelen

12th13th May 2015

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Time 10:00am11:00am WET

Date Tue 12th May 2015

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