Staging Portions of Files in Git

Git is a great tool.  Hands down, it is the best VCS on the market (well, if free and open source count as “on the market”).  One of the features I really like about Git is the ability to stage and unstage files for a commit.  This helps you keep your commits logically cohesive without trying to force yourself to only work on one task at a time; you can work on a few different tasks, and then put your changes into different commits by staging them appropriately.

Until recently, I thought I could only stage and commit whole files.  But NO!!!  You can stage and commit a portion of the changes in a file using Interactive Staging.  Handy my friends!

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Staging Portions of Files in Git