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How often should I/do you make commits? [duplicate]

I am a recent (as of yesterday) college grad - BS in Computer Science. I've been a huge fan of version control ever since I got mad at an assignment I was working on and just started from scratch, ...
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Commit at a logical checkpoint only, or also when you're at a stopping point? [duplicate]

Life, the work day, and personal projects don't always give us the opportunity the commit code at a logical completion (functionality subset programmed, bug fix completely patched, etc.). Sometimes ...
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Can commits be considered too small? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: git / other VCS - how often to commit? How often should I/do you make commits? The usage of source control is very different from one developer to another and from project to ...
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Should I commit regularly in new projects? [duplicate]

TL:DR; Shall I start comitting regularly small pieces of code in new projects? Even if I'm start from scratch and don't have any experience in what I'm using (framework, programming language, w/e)? ...
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When and how to commit? [duplicate]

I'm getting used in working with git at the moment. And I'm touching an issue that is unclear to me. I feel compelled, if I think of commiting after a change and making a documenting description. I ...
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Using Git - better to do lot of incremental updates or one big daily update? [duplicate]

Ive just started working with Git (Github) in anticipation for an up coming project I'm project managing and designing and developing the front end of. One thing I couldn't work out is, is it ...
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How to use github, branches and automatic releases for version management? [closed]

I understand most of the basic Git/Github concepts by now, however I still have trouble understanding the bigger picture. These are some things that I have managed to get working so far: Push ...
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From TFS to Git

I'm a .NET developer and I've used TFS (team foundation server) as my source control software many times. Good features of TFS are: Good integration with Visual Studio (so I do almost everything ...
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In centralized version control, is it always good to update often?

Assuming that: Your team is using centralized version control. You are working on a larger feature which will take several days to complete, and you won't be able to commit before that because it ...
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Why would you not commit merged changes immediately?

My office uses Git and SourceTree for our version control. This came about because when I joined there was zero version control and SourceTree was the only system I had ever used. I am not an expert ...
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When to commit work in git?

When I'm working on a project, I tend to write a lot of code. A lot of code means alot of bugs. If I commit my work early on , I have to edit that commit when I encounter a bug and fix it. This is why ...