7. How Git Works
We’re going to dig in to some theory behind Git and understand how some parts of Git work. We’ll get our hands dirty and a little greasy under the hood but at the end we’ll have a solid of understanding of just how Git works.
Here’s what we’ll cover in this section:
- Understand the pieces of Git — what makes it work
- Discover how Git stores data as objects in its database
- Learn some of the Git innards and how the Git commands you use can be broken down into smaller commands