Overview

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 ...

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Git Pocket Guide

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Overview

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
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449327521
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/25/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 234
  • Sales rank: 429,388
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Richard E. Silverman has a B.A. in computer science and an M.A. in pure mathematics. Richard has worked in the fields of networking, formal methods in software development, public-key infrastructure, routing security, and Unix systems administration. He co-authored the SSH, The Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide, 2e and the Linux Security Cookbook.

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Table of Contents

Preface

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…?

Index

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