Miscellaneous git tips

Hide Whitespace Noise

Good when some one changes indentations and a whole lot of rubbish comes.

git diff -w

Show words that have changed inline

git diff --word-diff

See what everyone is up to

git log --all --oneline --no-merges

Generate a changelog

git log --oneline --no-merges <last tag>..HEAD

View complex logs

git log --graph --all --decorate --stat --date=iso

Handy aliases

Put something like this in your .gitconfig

    st = status --branch --short
    wat = log --graph --decorate --oneline -15
    follow = log --follow -p

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