Jump Start Git
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Most engineers we meet prefer Git over other distributed version control systems.
These systems let you store different versions of project files and directories, so you can roll back to an earlier one if something goes wrong. And since they're distributed, they smooth the path for dev team collaboration.
But what is it abou...more
I'd recommend Pro Git if you're looking for something more thorough. (It's available free here.)
We know that there are countless Git resources, Github and Atlassian having the most quality ones. However Sitepoint have a talent for making short, concise and very graphical books.
There are also specialized Git team books as Git for teams, but Jump Start Git is just the right one for someone trying to get into Git and quickly becoming a part of a Git-powered team.
As most Sitepoint books, Jump Start Git also has a perfect amount of ...more
I had experience with the VCS but wanted to see if this would offer anything new. Was happy to see that the middle sections of the book cover advanced usage, such as undoing actions, managing conflicts and revising the history of a repository, with diagrams to explain the difference between most common actions.
While the last section--GUI options for Git--offers some basic tips, would have been nice to see a bit deeper dive or maybe a few ...more
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