Harness the full power of Mercurial in an Instant with Packt’s New Book and eBook.

June 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Instant Mercurial Distributed SCM Essentials How-to, a fast, focused guide to setting up and working with the Mercurial server for collaborative software development. Packed with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations, this book will teach developers how to take full advantage of Mercurial's powerful features.

About the Author: Christophe Muller is a software developer with over two decades of experience in various development domains. He holds numerous degrees and certifications in software development from many prestigious universities. In his long and lustrous career he has worked with big names such as Gemplus Research Lab, CardTech/SecurTech, Cartes, and JavaOne to name a few.

Mercurial is one of the most powerful and portable distributed free version control systems currently available.

Instant Mercurial Distributed SCM Essentials How-to will guide readers through exploring the basics as well as some of Mercurial’s more advanced features, such as extensions, hooks, conflict resolution, and so on through a comprehensive set of recipes. It quickly takes readers through the process of creating a simple, centralized software configuration workflow and continuous integration practice.

The book then dives into other important aspects of configuration management such as branching, merging, or solving conflicts and advanced tool usage; setting up a web interface to find bugs, working with patches, and setting up a bidirectional gateway to another VCS.

Instant Mercurial Distributed SCM Essentials How-to not only teaches you all you need to know about Mercurial, but also helps you understand the process of version control using any other similar version control system.

This book is a useful guide for beginners or professional developers with little knowledge of Windows, Unix or Mac OS X who are looking to get familiar with version control using Mercurial DVCS. For more details, please visit the book page at http://www.packtpub.com/mercurial-distributed-scm-essentials-how-to/book


Instant Mercurial Distributed SCM Essentials How-to
Learn version control quickly using Mercurial basics and advanced features.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/mercurial-distributed-scm-essentials-how-to/book

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