Gitignore-A-Palooza: Two Tricks

Posted on Sun 02 December 2018 in Software Development • Tagged with version control, Git

Most modern software developers are aware of Git and its accompanying gitignore file. This post offers two lesser-known-yet-useful techniques to ignore files from a Git-based version controlled project. The first technique enables Git to ignore every file in a directory but the directory itself. The second technique enables a user to automatically ignore a file without adding it to a project's root gitignore.


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