Learn GIT version control through a blended approach with Packt's new book and ebook

January 2013 | Open Source

Git: Version Control for Everyone is a new book from Packt that will help both the average and advanced computer users who want to maintain multiple version of files and folders or to go back and forth with regards to the file contents. The book acts as a complete beginner's workflow for version control of common documents and content.

About the author: Ravishankar Somasundaram:

Ravi was a freelance consultant delivering solutions to various firms across multiple sectors be it technical or non-technical. He has over six years of experience in providing solutions to clients. He is placed at Thirdware Technologies as a Technical Analyst and Chief Architect heading the R&D Division.

GIT is used in software development; it is a distributed revision control and source code management (SCM) system with an emphasis on speed. It also allows multiple people to work on the same file collaboratively or in parallel, without being connected to a server or any other centralized system continuously.

The book teaches to install GIT on the system and helps developers get acquainted with basic concepts and advanced features. Readers will get to know the basic concepts of GIT and will be able to share and collaborate files as well. The practical guide will help readers learn version controlling across all contents and from any kind of texts and documentations.

Some of the chapters covered in the book are:

Chapter 1: Breathe Easy – Introduction to Version Control System

Chapter 2: Welcome Aboard – Installing Git

Chapter 3: Polishing Your Routine – How to Increase Everyday Productivity

Chapter 4: Split the Load – Distributed Working with Git

Chapter 5: Be a Puppet Master – Learn Fancy Features to Control Git's Functions

Chapter 6: Unleash the Beast – Git on Text-based Files

Chapter 7: Parallel Dimensions – Branching with Git

Chapter 8: Behind the Scenes – Basis of Git Basics

With common examples used in everyday activities the book is aimed at developers, administrators, analysts, architects or any other readers who wish to work with the same sets of files. For more information, please visit the book page at Git: Version Control for Everyone


Git: Version Control for Everyone
Learn through multiple modes – readers learn theory to understand the concept and reinforce it by practical tutorials.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/git-version-control-for-everyone/book

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