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  - Tolga - Goodreads

Every programmer should have read this book. I have learned many useful commands to manage my repo in a short time even though I am a bit scared of Git at first . You don't have to look for any other Git books ,so it will be a good reference from beginner to pro. Read full review

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User Review  - Jaroslav Tuček - Goodreads

Great Git book - it's probably got something to teach you no matter what your experience level is. It covers both the basics (including the fundamentals of distributed source control systems) as well as more advanced material (Git internals). 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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