This chapter will explain how to work with multiple branches. We will continue to build on the simplistic setup of the previous chapter—working solo on a private project, which exists only on your computer. We will add to that a new angle, using multiple branches instead of just one.
In a solo project, using multiple branches opens many interesting new possibilities. This can greatly improve your productivity and change the way you work. In larger projects, with many collaborators, using branches is absolutely essential, as it is the primary way of combining efforts.
The following topics will be covered in this chapter: