I have the above workspace. I have no idea what each of these names "Branches", "Remotes" mean. Also under these names there are multiple sub-folders. what do each of those mean? Please explain in simple terms. This is the first time I'm using SourceTree. Thanks a lot!!
SourceTree documentation has practically No desciption for the meaning of these names and what they are used for.
There isn't a lot of documentation because those are standard terms for Git repositories.
You can't use SourceTree effectively without a basic understanding of how a git repository works. Check out these resources:
In the Git online documentation, read sections 1.1 and 1.3, then chapters 2 and 3.
Don't worry too much about the literal commands - obviously you prefer a GUI. But it is important to understand what the operations are, and how they interact with each other.
SourceTree's interface maps directly to git commands 99% of the time. So when the docs say to run "git commit", try hitting the Commit button. If they say to run "git add *", try right-clicking a file and choosing "Add".
Supported Platforms macOS Windows To make using Sourcetree as simple yet powerful as possible we embed (bundle) dependencies such as Git, Git LFS, and Mercurial. We strive to keep these...
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!Find a group
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!
Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.Start an AUG
You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs