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How to Keep a Git Fork up to Date [Video]

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How to Keep a Git Fork up to Date [Video]

Don't like jumping to the command line or just want to keep pressing on in your IDE? You can use Git's fetch, pull, and push functions from within IntelliJ IDEA.

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Carrying on our series of Git Questions, this week Gary Hockin (PhpStorm Advocate) and I look at the question, "How do I make sure my GitHub fork is up to date when the open source project it forked has moved on?"

GitHub’s help does, of course, cover this question. But not everyone is comfortable working from the command line, and even those who are comfortable sometimes prefer to use the IDE if they’re already working in it.

This video shows an answer to this question which uses Git’s fetch, pull, and push from within IntelliJ IDEA.

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intellij idea ,git ,java ,tutorial ,forking

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