Switch Between git Branches Easily

Date Published: 18 July 2017

Switch Between git Branches Easily

I recently ran across a great tip from Kevin Griffin for how to quickly switch from your current git branch to your previous one:

Instead of typing out the full name of the branch when using git checkout, you can simply specify – (minus or dash) to refer to the previous branch.

Now think about how you’re going to put all those saved keystrokes to good use.

Steve Smith

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Steve is an experienced software architect and trainer, focusing on code quality and Domain-Driven Design with .NET.