Pro Git (Google eBook)

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Apress, Aug 27, 2009 - Computers - 288 pages
33 Reviews

Git is the version control system developed by Linus Torvalds for Linux kernel development. It took the open source world by storm since its inception in 2005, and is used by small development shops and giants like Google, Red Hat, and IBM, and of course many open source projects.

  • A book by Git experts to turn you into a Git expert
  • Introduces the world of distributed version control
  • Shows how to build a Git development workflow
What youíll learn
  • Use Git as a programmer or a project leader
  • Become a fluent Git user
  • Use distributed features of Git to the full
  • Acquire the ability to insert Git in the development workflow
  • Migrate programming projects from other SCMs to Git
  • Learn how to extend Git
Who this book is for

This book is for all open source developers: you are bound to encounter Git somewhere in the course of your working life. Proprietary software developers will appreciate Gitís enormous scalability, since it is used for the Linux project, which comprises thousands of developers and testers.

Table of Contents
  1. Getting Started
  2. Git Basics
  3. Git Branching
  4. Git on the Server
  5. Distributed Git
  6. Git Tools
  7. Customizing Git
  8. Git and Other Systems
  9. Git Internals

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User Review  - Borys - Goodreads

I often had arguments before on whether we should abandon svn and migrate to git, but never was successful in persuading people that's the right thing to do. Reading this book gave me a lot of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Stefan Kanev - Goodreads

Every programmer should have read at leas on git book and this one is a good candidate. Even if I've already did my part, I enjoy reading a git book every now and then. I usually find out a few things ... Read full review

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Getting Started
Git Basics
Git Branching
Git on the Server
Distributed Git
Git Tools
Customizing Git
Git and Other Systems
Git Internals
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