Monthly Archives: June 2016

Git integration with IntelliJ IDEA

IntelliJ IDEA provides very good support to Git.

We can perform all operations like adding files to staging area, committing changes, viewing Git log history, pushing and pulling the changes from remote repository etc.

Below image shows how to access Git window in IntelliJ IDEA.

Git menu in IntelliJ IDEA
Git menu in IntelliJ IDEA

Below image shows how to commit changes. We can invoke below window using CTRL + K short cut key.

Git commit window in IntelliJ IDEA
Git commit window in IntelliJ IDEA

Below image shows how to push the changes to remote repository. We can invoke this window using CTRL+SHIFT+K shortcut key.

Pushing the changes to remote repository
Pushing the changes to remote repository

Below image shows how to update project in Git. We can invoke this window using CTRL + T shortcut key.

Pulling changes from remote git repository in IntelliJ IDEA
Pulling changes from remote git repository in IntelliJ IDEA

Below image shows how to view log of git history and local changes from version control window.

Version control window showing git log, local changes in IntelliJ IDEA
Version control window showing git log, local changes in IntelliJ IDEA

Below image shows how to manage branches in Git in IntelliJ IDEA.

Managing branches in Git in IntelliJ IDEA

Managing branches in Git in IntelliJ IDEA