Magit - My Simple Workflow

Wed 05 October 2016 by yaniv

I still not fluent with Magit's terminology and workflow. Probably because I'm not using git in general too often. When I do, and when I try to use Magit as the interface, I usually get confused by the wealth of options and switches, and resort to the terminal.

Today I decided to give Magit yet another try. I read the this Getting Started guide, and now things makes much more sense. However, I can see how I forget what I've just read a week from now, so here's the gist of that, my simplest cheat-sheet:

(Ma)git status:

C-x g

(Ma)git add

For each unstage file: s

(Ma)git commit

c c

Type the commit note and then C-c C-c to create the commit.

(Ma)git push

p u

Done. Now I can type q to close the Magit pop-up buffer, and be back on the file I was working on.