When to Use Git Reset, Git Revert & Git Checkout


Git toolbox provides multiple unique tools for fixing up mistakes during your development. Commands such as git resetgit checkout, and git revert allow you to undo erroneous changes in your repository.

Because they perform similar operations, it is very easy to mix them up. There are a few guidelines and rules for when each command should and should not be used. Let’s take a look!

Be careful! You can’t always redo after an undo. This is one of the few areas in Git where you may lose some work if you do it wrong.

Undoing with Git Commands

I will start off by clarifying the main differences between these three commands.

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