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Learn Git in a Month of Lunches

ISBN: 9781617292415
Publisher: Manning Publications
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Publication Date: 2015-10-01
Number of pages: 376
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Summary

Learn Git in a Month of Lunches introduces the discipline of source code control using Git. Whether you're a newbie or a busy pro moving your source control to Git, you'll appreciate how this book concentrates on the components of Git you'll use every day. In easy-to-follow lessons designed to take an hour or less, you'll dig into Git's distributed collaboration model, along with core concepts like committing, branching, and merging.

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About the Book

Git is the source code control system preferred by modern development teams. Its decentralized architecture and lightning-fast branching let you concentrate on your code instead of tedious version control tasks. At first, Git may seem like a sprawling beast. Fortunately, to get started you just need to master a few essential techniques. Read on!

Learn Git in a Month of Lunches introduces the discipline of source code control using Git. Helpful for both newbies who have never used source control and busy pros, this book concentrates on the components of Git you'll use every day. In easy-to-follow lessons that take an hour or less, you'll dig into Git's distributed collaboration model, along with core concepts like committing, branching, and merging. This book is a road map to the commands and processes you need to be instantly productive.

What's Inside

Start from square one—no experience requiredThe most frequently used Git commandsMental models that show how Git worksLearn when and how to branch code

About the Reader

No previous experience with Git or other source control systems is required.

About the Author

Rick Umali uses Git daily as a developer and is a skilled consultant, trainer, and speaker.

Table of Contents

Before you beginAn overview of Git and version controlGetting oriented with GitMaking and using a Git repositoryUsing Git with a GUITracking and updating files in GitCommitting parts of changesThe time machine that is GitTaking a fork in the roadMerging branchesCloningCollaborating with remotesPushing your changesKeeping in syncSoftware archaeologyUnderstanding git rebaseWorkflows and branching conventionsWorking with GitHubThird-party tools and GitSharpening your Git

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