How to Not 🌋 your Project
Volcano - Take a small issue in git and have it erupt into a massive issue.
WHAT YOU SHOULD NEVER DO— Jay Miller - #BlackLivesMatter (@kjaymiller) January 16, 2021
"Me: Now to add these 2 days of code to GitHub.
git add .
whoops I added environment vars lets just revert..."
2 days of work pic.twitter.com/346grNXfUz
How to solve this problem
If you pushed to github.
Sorry gonna have to delete that repo in GH. To really clean the history.
If you didn't...
rm -rf .git git init
Who just spent the last 3 hours trying to squash a commit (I accidentally uploaded some CSV files and it's making the pulls take much longer and they are unnecessary)— Jay Miller - #BlackLivesMatter (@kjaymiller) December 14, 2020
The same person that couldn't get it to work. That person.. pic.twitter.com/ezIIlCYJmw
git rebase -i commit hash before the one you want to drop
DON'T LOAD EVERYTHING AT ONCE
git commit <filenames> -m 'update to specific piece of code'
Bonus Points to IDEs - Tower - GitHub - PyCharm - VSCode
Before Doing Anything ⚠️
git template or git script
npx gitignore python echo .envrc >> .gitignore echo node_modules >> .gitignore echo *.json *.csv >> .gitignore
git add .
git status before you