Streamline the development cycle with the power of Git
Professional Git offers an accessible approach to becoming skilled using this popular software development tool and provides an up-to-date guide for new and seasoned users. It contains an extensive discussion of corollaries to traditional systems and considerations unique to Git that help draw upon existing skills while identifying and planning for the differences. The wealth of examples and illustrations are designed to reinforce key concepts and enhance user understanding. This book focuses on the practical and goes beyond technical tutorials to help integrate the Git model into real-world workflows. This is your resource for getting up to speed quickly.
Offers a clear understanding of the basic Git model and overall workflow process
Includes the Git versions of common source management concepts and commands
Demonstrates how to track changes, work with branches, and take advantage of Git's full functionality
Contains real-world examples in order to gain proficiency and better internalize concepts
Presents simple, clear illustrations that help visualize key ideas and workflows
Highlights less-regularly used features of Git to gain extra value
Reveals how to avoid errors and missteps common to new users
Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.
Brent Laster is a global trainer, author and speaker on open-source technologies as well as a senior R&D manager at a top technology company. He has been involved in the software industry for over 25 years, holding various technical and management positions. Brent has always tried to make time to learn and develop both technical and leadership skills and share them with others and believes that regardless of the topic or technology, there’s no substitute for the excitement and sense of potential that come from providing others with the knowledge they need to help them accomplish their goals.