Magit is an emacs mode for interacting with the Git version control system. It’s written by MariusVollmer, of GNU/Guile fame. PhilJackson took over as maintainer for quite some time, and now Magit is collectively maintained by JonasBernoulli, YannHodique, RemiVanicat? and PeterWeisberg?.
Getting started with Magit is really easy:
Other handy keys:
If you are using Emacs 24.4 on Linux with inotify support then you can get the status buffer to automatically update on file changes by loading the file magit-inotify.el from
contrib/ (https://github.com/magit/magit/blob/master/contrib/magit-inotify.el) and activating the
magit-inotify-mode minor mode.