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.
Online PR News – 20-April-2013 – Birmingham – 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 http://link.packtpub.com/NbRDH3