You made a mistake months ago and a part of the site is broken. No one noticed at first, but now the client is upset. You need to fix it - and fast! But where in the code was this bug introduced?
What if I told you there’s a tool hidden within Git to quickly find when a bug was committed and then fix it? Git Bisect allows you to jump through dozens of commits at once and find the culprit within seconds - even when you don’t know exactly when it happened or even what file was edited. Once we understand the basics, we’ll take it a step further with automation.
This session is appropriate for anyone comfortable with Git and who sometimes makes mistakes.
Key takeaway: “Git Bisect is an easy to use tool that will save me hours of work tracking down hidden bugs in my code.”
By the end of the session you will know:
- more about Git's tools so that you can do more with less
- how to use Git Bisect to discover and correct bugs
- how to correctly guess any number with 7 guesses and wow your friends