Perk up your knowledge of Gerrit using Packt's riveting New Book and eBook

September 2013 | Open Source

Packt is proud to present its latest release Learning Gerrit Code Review by Luca Milanesio, a step-by-step instruction guide that helps readers get to grips with the installation, configuration, and use of Gerrit code review. It is written for team leaders and developers who wish to reap the benefits of Gerrit and improve collaboration by introducing code review practices. The print book comes in at over 144 pages and is competitively priced at $34.99, whilst the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $16.79.

About the Author :

Luca Milanesio is the Director and co-founder of GerritForge, the leading Git and Gerrit competence center for the enterprise. His background includes over 20 years of experience in development management, software configuration management, and software development lifecycle management at large enterprises worldwide. Since starting GerritForge LLP, Luca has contributed to the Gerrit community and has allowed the introduction of enterprise code-review workflow in large enterprises worldwide.

Gerrit is a free, web-based software that is used as a code review tool, and closely integrates with Git, a distributed version control system. Software developers in a team can review each other's modifications on their source code using a Web browser and approve or reject those changes.

Learning Gerrit Code Review teaches readers about the workflow benefits of using code review in an agile development team. It makes mastering Gerrit easy for readers by breaking it down into simple steps, showing readers how to put code review into action without any hassle. This is a fast paced guide that gives the readers all the information they need to make software development more cooperative and social. With this book, readers will also learn to effectively use Gerrit with GitHub to add more consistent code review functionality to the social collaboration tools provided by the GitHub platform. Using the two tools together, they will be able to reuse their existing accounts and integrate their GitHub community into the development lifecycle while keeping in touch with external contributors.

Following are the chapters in the book:

1. Introducing Code Review

2. Setting up and quick-start

3. User authentication

4. SSH and HTTPS access

5. Editing your Project Permissions

6. Changes and Code-Review workflow

7. Submit Types and Concurrency

Learning Gerrit Code Review
Learning Gerrit Code Review looks at the workflow benefits of code review in an agile development team, breaks it down into simple steps, and puts it into action without any hassle. It will guide you through the installation steps of Gerrit by showing you the most typical setup and configuration schemes used in private networks.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/getting-started-with-gerrit/book

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