Choose the right Git branching strategy

Git is a fantastic tool. Source control tools provide several vital features: a place to keep code, a history of changes, and information about who did what and when. If you and your team are good with commit messages, you may even get bonus info about why a change was made. The distributed tools such as Git and Mercurial also offer many possibilities for collaboration between multiple repositories, as well as providing effective ways of working with branches.

Figure 1: A Git branch is a single commit, plus its ancestors

Figure 1: A Git branch is a single commit, plus its ancestors

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