Advanced git add and .gitignore

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    Throughout this series we've been using the git add command
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    in order to add files from our working directory
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    to git index so we can commit those files.
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    What I want to do in this lesson is take a look at some of the more
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    advanced features of the add command.
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    I want to look at using wild cards and other file patterns
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    that we can use in a git add command
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    in order to add a number of files all at one time.
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    I also want to look at some of the flags for the git add command
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    that allow us to deal with other scenarios like adding multiple files at a time and so forth.
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Advanced Git Add and .gitignore


This lessons dives deeper into the different things you can do with the `git add` command. Things like adding multiple files at a time using wildcards and staging and adding only some of the changes you've made in a file and not all of them. We'll also take a look at using a .gitignore file to exclude specific files or even patterns of files from the repository all together.