Git Tip - How To Git Checkout to Previous Branch Without Typing is Name

Each time we need to checkout to the previous branch we have been, we type git checkout previous-branch-name or when using ZSH Shell we can just type gco previous-branch-name.

How to Git Checkout to Previous Branch in a Lazy and Fast Way

Instead of the traditional way, described above, we can be lazy and fast at same time ;)

Just type git checkout - or if using ZSH Shell gco -.

Wtf how I have not remembered to try this before, this is working exactly like when working with directories, when using cd -.

Sometimes I just hate my self for not spotting so obvious behaviours… argh!!!

Don’t be Lazy

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