Version Control by Example
by Eric Sink
Publisher: Pyrenean Gold Press 2011
Number of pages: 226
This book uses practical examples to explain version control with both centralized and decentralized systems. Topics covered include: Basic version control commands and concepts; Introduction to Distributed Version Control Systems (DVCS); Advanced branching workflows; Strengths and weaknesses of DVCS vs. centralized tools; Best practices; How distributed version control works under the hood.
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