Pro Git

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Apress, Aug 27, 2009 - Computers - 288 pages
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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 you’ll 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 Git’s enormous scalability, since it is used for the Linux project, which comprises thousands of developers and testers.

Table of Contents 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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User Review  - joeyreads - LibraryThing

A reasonably clear introduction and explanation of git. The first part does a good job at explaining things for new users, and is especially good at pointing out saner ways to do things that were ... Read full review

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User Review  - EmreSevinc - LibraryThing

There are many good tutorials on basic usage of Git but this was the book that taught me the best practices and important workflows which can be employed while using Git. Some parts of the book seem ... Read full review

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Contents

Getting Started
1
Git Basics
15
Git Branching
47
Git on the Server
79
Distributed Git
107
Git Tools
143
Customizing Git
175
Git and Other Systems
203
Git Internals
223
Creative Commons Legal Code
251
Index
259
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