What is Check It Out?

Check It Out

Check It Out lets you interactively see and choose what branch you want to check out without the hassle of trying to type out a long or confusing branch name. Checking out branches just got even simpler!


We’re on NPM!

 npm install -g check-it-out 

Installing from source

Fork or clone the repository

 git clone https://github.com/jwu910/check-it-out.git 

Navigate to your repository and run

 npm install 

Creat a symbolic link to your entry point


In the repository directory run:

 npm link 


Run this command to list local and remote branches!


Using Check It Out

Call git log on current highlighted branch with space

Git log gif animation

Command Description
j/k, / Navigate the list
h/l, / Previous/Next remote
Ctrl+>r Refresh list with a fetch and prune
enter Select highlighted item
space Git log
q, Ctrl+c, esc Quit


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