Mercurial: The Definitive Guide
by Bryan O'Sullivan
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2009
Number of pages: 288
This instructive book takes you step by step through ways to track, merge, and manage both open source and commercial software projects with Mercurial, using Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris, and other systems. Mercurial is the easiest system to learn when it comes to distributed revision control. And it's a very flexible tool that's ideal whether you're a lone programmer working on a small project, or part of a huge team dealing with thousands of files.
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by Eric Sink - Pyrenean Gold Press
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