Pragmatic Version Control Using Git

Pragmatic Version Control Using Git

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Whether you're making the switch from a traditional centralized version control system or are a new programmer just getting started, this book prepares you to start using Git in your everyday programming. "Pragmatic Version Control Using Git" starts with an overview of version control systems, and shows how being distributed enables you to work more efficiently in our increasingly mobile society. It then progresses through the basics necessary to get started using Git. You'll get a thorough overview of how to take advantage of Git. By the time you finish this book you'll have a firm grounding in how to use Git, both by yourself and as part of a team. Learn how to use how to use Git to protect all the pieces of your project. Work collaboratively in a distributed environment. Learn how to use Git's cheap branches to streamline your development. Install and administer a Git server to share your repository.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 190 x 228 x 15mm | 410g
  • Raleigh, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations
  • 1934356158
  • 9781934356159
  • 529,297

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""As I expected, this book upholds the high standards set by the CVS and Subversion editions of this book, and is a great introductory read to get anyone up and running with Git!"" - Tony Cappellini, Reviewer, Bay Area Python Interest Group

""I give this book a thumbs-up, because even though there is the free Git Community Book, Wiki, and other free documentation, Pragmatic Version Control Using Git is the best-organized and most thorough.""- Carla Schroder, Linux Today
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About Travis Swicegood

Travis Swicegood is the "Performance Guy" for SugarCRM, Inc. He does performance testing and tuning to one of the most successful open-source PHP products to date. He's been programming professionally for nearly a decade, but would still be doing it for fun even if he was selling cars for a living.He is actively involved in the development of several open-source automation tools in the PHP community, including several unit testing suites. When he's not learning new programming languages or tools, he's normally found on one of his many bikes, tasting his latest culinary creation, or experimenting with his home brew creations.
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