Git Pocket Guide

This pocket guide is the perfect on-the-job companion to Git, the distributed version control system. It provides a compact, readable introduction to Git for new users, as well as a reference to common commands and procedures for those of you with Git experience.

Written for Git version 1.8.2, this handy task-oriented guide is organized around the basic version control functions you need, such as making commits, fixing mistakes, merging, and searching history.

  • Examine the state of your project at earlier points in time
  • Learn the basics of creating and making changes to a repository
  • Create branches so many people can work on a project simultaneously
  • Merge branches and reconcile the changes among them
  • Clone an existing repository and share changes with push/pull commands
  • Examine and change your repository’s commit history
  • Access remote repositories, using different network protocols
  • Get recipes for accomplishing a variety of common tasks

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Understanding Git
Chapter 2. Getting Started
Chapter 3. Making Commits
Chapter 4. Undoing and Editing Commits
Chapter 5. Branching
Chapter 6. Tracking Other Repositories
Chapter 7. Merging
Chapter 8. Naming Commits
Chapter 9. Viewing History
Chapter 10. Editing History
Chapter 11. Understanding Patches
Chapter 12. Remote Access
Chapter 13. Miscellaneous
Chapter 14. How Do I…?

Book Details

  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media (June 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449325866
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449325862
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