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Royce Reinger


Delete All Local Git Branches In One Go

Delete all your local branches except the one you specify not to delete

Sometimes, you might want to delete all your local branches from a project. Doing it one by one might be very tedious when you have lots of branches.


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Delete All Local Git Branches In One Go
Royce  Reinger

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How Do You Delete a Local Branch in Git?

This tutorial shows how to easily delete a local branch in Git to help you avoid merging unstable code into the main codebase.

t its core, the branching model offered by Git is intended to help you avoid merging unstable code into the main codebase. Working with branches in Git is a breeze, especially if you’re working with the [GitKraken] Git client to visualize your repository.

How to Delete a Git Branch Locally Using the Command Line

To delete a local branch in Git using the terminal, you’re going to run the git branch command and pass in the -d flag. Next, you will pass in the name of the branch you wish to delete.

Run the Git branch command and pass in the -d flag.

Can You Delete a Local Branch in Git if the Branch Is Checked Out?

It’s important to note Git does not allow you to delete a local branch if you have the branch checked out with unmerged changes. This helps prevent you from accidentally losing commit data.

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Macey  Kling

Macey Kling


How To Delete a Local and Remote Git Branch

Branches are part of the everyday development process and one of the most powerful features in Git. Once a branch is merged, it serves no purpose except for historical research. It is common and recommended practice to delete the branch after a successful merge.

This guide covers how to delete local and remote Git branches.

Delete a Local Git Branch

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How To Delete All Local Git Branches In One Go

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Royce  Reinger

Royce Reinger


Branching Out and Deleting Branches

It is good practice to create git branches to code on before merging it back into the master branch but did you know that you should also consider deleting those old branches?

I was cleaning up my code when it crossed my mind on whether it’s ok to reuse a git branch after merging it in with the master.

In my quest for a clear answer it turned out that I needed a better understanding of some key concepts like: Git, commits, branches and so on.

What Is Git?

It’s a version control system for source code management where each copy or repo of the code has the full history of commits and changes.

Basically, you can work on multiple versions of a project each with their own branch. Imagine several branches running parallel to each other.

Branches running parallel

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Madyson  Reilly

Madyson Reilly


Best Practices for Using Git

Git has become ubiquitous as the preferred version control system (VCS) used by developers. Using Git adds immense value especially for engineering teams where several developers work together since it becomes critical to have a system of integrating everyone’s code reliably.

But with every powerful tool, especially one that involves collaboration with others, it is better to establish conventions to follow lest we shoot ourselves in the foot.

At DeepSource, we’ve put together some guiding principles for our own team that make working with a VCS like Git easier. Here are 5 simple rules you can follow:

1. Make Clean, Single-Purpose Commits

Oftentimes programmers working on something get sidetracked into doing too many things when working on one particular thing — like when you are trying to fix one particular bug and you spot another one, and you can’t resist the urge to fix that as well. And another one. Soon, it snowballs and you end up with so many changes all going together in one commit.

This is problematic, and it is better to keep commits as small and focused as possible for many reasons, including:

  • It makes it easier for other people in the team to look at your change, making code reviews more efficient.
  • If the commit has to be rolled back completely, it’s far easier to do so.
  • It’s straightforward to track these changes with your ticketing system.

Additionally, it helps you mentally parse changes you’ve made using git log.

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