Version Control with Git: Powerful Tools and Techniques for Collaborative Software Development

Version Control with Git: Powerful Tools and Techniques for Collaborative Software Development

Paperback Version Control With Git

By (author) Jon Loeliger

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  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
  • Format: Paperback | 328 pages
  • Dimensions: 180mm x 239mm x 23mm | 499g
  • Publication date: 5 June 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Sebastopol
  • ISBN 10: 0596520123
  • ISBN 13: 9780596520120
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 144,202

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Version Control with Git takes you step-by-step through ways to track, merge, and manage software projects, using this highly flexible, open source version control system. Git permits virtually an infinite variety of methods for development and collaboration. Created by Linus Torvalds to manage development of the Linux kernel, it's become the principal tool for distributed version control. But Git's flexibility also means that some users don't understand how to use it to their best advantage. Version Control with Git offers tutorials on the most effective ways to use it, as well as friendly yet rigorous advice to help you navigate Git's many functions. With this book, you will: * Learn how to use Git in several real-world development environments * Gain insight into Git's common-use cases, initial tasks, and basic functions * Understand how to use Git for both centralized and distributed version control * Use Git to manage patches, diffs, merges, and conflicts * Acquire advanced techniques such as rebasing, hooks, and ways to handle submodules (subprojects) * Learn how to use Git with Subversion Git has earned the respect of developers around the world. Find out how you can benefit from this amazing tool with Version Control with Git.

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Jon Loeliger is a Software Engineer at Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., where he works on Open Source projects such as Linux, U-Boot, and Git. He has given tutorial presentations on Git at the Ottawa Linux Symposium, Linux World Conference, and MontaVista Vision Conference, and has written several papers about Git for Linux Magazine.

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"Besonders das Kapitel über Merges ist sehr interessant und detailreich geschrieben und man erfährt eine Menge Dinge über Mergestrategien und wie sie in einem verteilten Versionssystem anzuwenden ist. Hier könnten sich andere Bücher über Versionskontrollsysteme durchaus eine Scheibe abschneiden." - IT-Stammtisch Darmstadt, Januar 2010 "[Das Buch bietet] eine bislang nicht da gewesene Tiefe: komplizierte Merge-Szenarien, Tipps für Teams mit verteilten Repositories, typische Fallstricke beim scheinbar mühelosen Ändern bereits erfolgter Commits. All das macht das Buch zum kaum entbehrlichen Ratgeber für Git, dessen Entwicklung immmer noch rasant fortschreitet. [...]ausgesprochen dicht geschrieben und gespickt mit Informationen, die so kondensiert noch niemand zusammengetragen hat." - Linux-Magazin, August 2009