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Hands-On Version Control with Git [Video]

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  • Understand the fundamentals and internal working of Git workflows
  • Effectively use all it commands in your project by knowing the internal details of each command
  • Set up Git repositories, clone an existing repository, and work with local and remote branches and tags.
  • Clone, create, and push file changes using BitBucket.
  • Synchronize artifacts within local and remote GitHub repositories
  • Use a Git branch to merge your file with the master branch 
  • Manage Git branches in situations of multiple developments
  • Manipulate and change the Git commit history, to tackle practical workflow problems
  • Optimize workflows by leveraging the different workflow styles to suit the needs of the project

Git version control gives developers the capability to manage, version, release, and share a code base, free from the nightmare of breaking code. With an enhanced workflow and a faster release cycle, it makes agile software development much easier.

In this course you will learn how to use distributed version control to record changes to the project file system to optimize workflows. Git is a highly sought after skill when it comes to landing a programming job. However Git can be pretty useful even to non-programmers such as designers, authors, and so on. You'll learn how to configure your environment to use Git, exploring the inbuilt tools for migrating without losing code files. You'll explore the Git data model and how you can navigate through databases with simple commands. You'll debug your application with Git and use various techniques to find faulty commits. You'll also learn to go remote with your repository with GitHub, updating and cloning remote repositories. Then you'll set up your repositories in BitBucket cloud. You will set up your own Git repositories, configure access, find and recover from repository errors, and perform repository maintenance and troubleshooting. Finally you will work with centralized and distributed version control systems and see how to use Git to bring order to the chaos of collaborative software development.

By the end of the tutorial you'll have figured out how to use Git, mastered workflows (from basic to open source), and adopted the one that fits your needs

All the code and supporting files for this course are available on Github at: https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Hands-On-Version-Control-with-Git

Style and Approach

This course is an easy-to-follow guide full of examples to help you gain knowledge and expertise in Git. The course is mainly command line-driven using the Bash terminal, which helps you gain insider knowledge of Git. The GitHub demonstrations are web-based since it is the World's largest web-hosted Git repository solution. Every lab session is backed up by thorough explanations of the underlying concepts

  • Set up and configure your Git environment with ease
  • Master the essential commands to manage artifacts within a git repository
  • Hook up a local repository with a remote repository such as GitHub in order to prepare for a team collaboration scenario
Course Length 3 hours 49 minutes
ISBN 9781789136739
Date Of Publication 16 May 2018


Bibhash Roy

Bibhash Roy is a hardened Software Developer and Professional turned entrepreneur, with over 25 years of rich industrial experience (17 years in Software Development) in diverse fields. However, he is passionate about teaching whatever he has learned in his career, spanning an array of prestigious stints at large Global Corporate powerhouses such as PricewaterhouseCoopers and Siemens.

Over the years, he has gained deep knowledge and expertise in programming languages such as Java, C, C++, PL/SQL, Scala, and Python to name but a few. He has worked extensively in various frameworks and tools such as Spring, Struts, Hibernate, Oracle, MongoDB, Cassandra, Hadoop, Spark, and others. DevOps intensely interests him. He has been working with Git and GitHub since their inception. As a part of his engineering responsibility, he has developed and architected numerous highly scalable and mission-critical applications for many Fortune 500 companies.

Currently in the role of founder and CEO, he is spearheading Whitepeak Software, a cloud-based software development company deeply involved in domains such as big data, mobile, and the Internet Of Things (IoT)!