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Mastering Git [Video]

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Learn
  • Work in parallel on different parts of your project and manage diversions with the aid of branching in Git
  • Manage conflicts in your Git app with the help of Merge, a developer’s “magic missile”
  • Eliminate errors easily with features such as Reset and Revert and develop clean code in Git
  • Make your code linear and get better control over it with features such as Rebase and Blame
  • Control your changes in code effortlessly with the help of Patches in Git
  • Integrate external software into your project without affecting your app, with the help of SubModules

 

About

Controlling your projects—small or large—is easier now, owing to the advanced functionalities that Git brings with it. It performs fast, is easy to manage, and makes Source Control Management uncomplicated and effortless for you. It will help you implement that perfect workflow you have been looking for.

This course is an exploration of solo and collaborative Source Control Management with the intention of expanding and improving your confidence and expertise with Git.

You’ll begin with a brief overview of Source Control Management before setting up and verifying your Git installation. Then, you’ll move on to a more detailed look at the Git workflow and explore variants and the not-so-rare “special situations”. With a strong understanding of the Git history and structure, you’ll learn how to use powerful tools as Branching, Merging, Reset, Revert and so on. Next, you’ll take a deep dive into more intriguing features of Git such as, Rebase, Stash, Aliases, and Patches. You will explore several examples of these commands to improve the efficiency of using Git. Finally, when you have mastered the various tools provided by Git, you’ll be provided with some suggestions that’ll help you to move forward with Git.

Once you are done with this course, perhaps you will be the one providing answers to others in trouble!

Style and Approach

With a focus on hands-on exercises, this video course walks through numerous commands, options, and operations with Git and helps you feel more confident and comfortable with creating your own projects.

Features
  • Expand your confidence with Git and gain a better understanding of how it works for easier Source Control Management
  • Have a smooth and effortless coding experience with features such as Stash, Aliases, and more
  • Go beyond the command line, and enjoy the benefits of GUI clients for Git
Course Length 1 hour 49 minutes
ISBN 9781783554133
Date Of Publication 31 Dec 2014

Authors

Thom Parkin

Thom Parkin has been writing software since the days when all phones had wires. A self-proclaimed ParaHacker, Thom immerses himself in technology both professionally and as a hobby, spending his free time participating in the world of open source software. When he is not playing euro board games, he is writing software or writing about software development. You will see the results of this on RubySource.com and Learnable.com.