Setting Up A GitHub Specific PowerShell Profile

I was very excited to see that after several months of work Phil and Paul finally released their much talked about GitHub client for Windows. It has a great Metro style, and is very fluid and functional.  Here is an example of what my client looks like As you can…

Using Git Bash in Console2

After reading Scott Hansleman's post about Console2 I decided to give it a try full time. Overall I have to say I am very impressed and have no intention on switching back. It really is an impressive application, so if you are interested in trying something different, go to Scott's…

Cleaning Up Your Git Repository For NuGet 1.6

NuGet 1.6 was released today. And with it came some great new features, one that I am particularly excited about is. Using NuGet Without Checking In Packages (Package Restore) NuGet 1.6 now has first class support for the workflow in which NuGet packages are not added to source…

.gitconfig

I have been using GIT for about a year now, and over the last year I have configured some things in GIT that make my life as a developer much easier.  This post is going to show you my .gitconfig and hopefully accelerate your own configurations of GIT. Finding the…

Adding Git Command Line To Visual Studio

If you are an avid Git user like I am, but also happen to work in a Visual Studio environment, you know that getting to your Git Bash command prompt is anything but easy. My typical process looks probably something like yours: Open Visual Studio Open your project you are…

6 Git Commands To Get You Started

I have heard a lot of chatter on blogs and twitter about how people just don’t get git.  They exclaim it is too hard to learn, too hard to work with, doesn’t make sense, and on and on…  To put this bluntly, I think they are…