Git: What files should we ignore?

I was searching on internet for what files should I ignore while pushing it to github. I found this nice website which does all the job for you.

Simply enter OS, IDE,Language and hit enter:

https://www.gitignore.io/

For Ex: Windows,Eclipse,Java below are suggestions:


# Created by https://www.gitignore.io/api/java,windows,eclipse
# Edit at https://www.gitignore.io/?templates=java,windows,eclipse

### Eclipse ###
.metadata
bin/
tmp/
logs/
target/
test-output/
*.tmp
*.bak
*.swp
*~.nib
local.properties
.settings/
.loadpath
.recommenders

# External tool builders
.externalToolBuilders/

# Locally stored "Eclipse launch configurations"
*.launch

# PyDev specific (Python IDE for Eclipse)
*.pydevproject

# CDT-specific (C/C++ Development Tooling)
.cproject

# CDT- autotools
.autotools

# Java annotation processor (APT)
.factorypath

# PDT-specific (PHP Development Tools)
.buildpath

# sbteclipse plugin
.target

# Tern plugin
.tern-project

# TeXlipse plugin
.texlipse

# STS (Spring Tool Suite)
.springBeans

# Code Recommenders
.recommenders/

# Annotation Processing
.apt_generated/

# Scala IDE specific (Scala & Java development for Eclipse)
.cache-main
.scala_dependencies
.worksheet

### Eclipse Patch ###
# Eclipse Core
.project

# JDT-specific (Eclipse Java Development Tools)
.classpath

# Annotation Processing
.apt_generated

.sts4-cache/

### Java ###
# Compiled class file
*.class

# Log file
*.log

# BlueJ files
*.ctxt

# Mobile Tools for Java (J2ME)
.mtj.tmp/

# Package Files #
*.jar
*.war
*.nar
*.ear
*.zip
*.tar.gz
*.rar

# virtual machine crash logs, see http://www.java.com/en/download/help/error_hotspot.xml
hs_err_pid*

### Windows ###
# Windows thumbnail cache files
Thumbs.db
Thumbs.db:encryptable
ehthumbs.db
ehthumbs_vista.db

# Dump file
*.stackdump

# Folder config file
[Dd]esktop.ini

# Recycle Bin used on file shares
$RECYCLE.BIN/

# Windows Installer files
*.cab
*.msi
*.msix
*.msm
*.msp

# Windows shortcuts
*.lnk

# End of https://www.gitignore.io/api/java,windows,eclipse

Note: Do not forget to add below folders as well or any other custom folders which might generate logs,reports,build files need to be excluded.

LoggerFiles/
test-output/
target/

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