Show git branches by date - useful for showing active branches

git for-each-ref --sort=-committerdate --format="%1B[32m%(committerdate:iso8601) %1B[34m%(committerdate:relative) %1B[0;m%(refname:short)" refs/heads/
Full output in one single git command, no pipes nor other process invocations. Will also work under cmd on Windows, with MSysGit, and can be aliased, simply add [alias] branch-rel = "for-each-ref --sort=-committerdate --format='%1B[32m%(committerdate:iso8601) %1B[34m%(committerdate:relative) %1B[0;m%(refname:short)' refs/heads/" to your .gitconfig file.
Sample Output
2013-03-11 16:31:16 +0000 4 hours ago   master
2013-02-14 11:45:28 -0600 4 weeks ago   branch1
2013-02-14 08:07:36 -0600 4 weeks ago   branch2

By: mstormo
2013-03-11 20:48:25

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