Ken Muse
Creating a .gitattributes Without Committing

Creating a .gitattributes Without Committing

Continuing our examination of ways of influencing Git's behaviors and settings, today we look at how to utilize a global .gitattributes and how to specify file handling without modifying the repository's .gitattributes file.

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What Is .gitattributes?

What Is .gitattributes?

You've seen the file, but do you understand it's purpose? Git has the ability to customize how it handles the files you edit. Today we explore how that works.

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Creating a .gitignore Without Committing

Creating a .gitignore Without Committing

Git is a powerful tool with lots of options to simplify how you work. Today we explore how to specify files and folders to automatically ignore for all local repositories, as well as how to configure Git tracking without a local .gitignore.

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Variable Groups in GitHub

Variable Groups in GitHub

If you're moving to GitHub from Azure DevOps, you may miss the presence of variable groups for centralizing settings. At first glance, this feature appears to be missing from GitHub. It turns out that it just requires a bit of creativity to make this functionality available.

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Publishing Images With GitHub Actions

Publishing Images With GitHub Actions

Over the last few weeks, I've had a lot of questions about publishing images to registries using GitHub Actions. Today, I'll explore the answer showing how to do this with registries in both Azure and GitHub. Along the way, I'll also demonstrate how to use GitHub's OIDC integration with Azure.

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