Git : Best Practices Guide
About This Book
- Work with a versioning tool for continuous integration using Git
- Learn how to make the best use of Git's features
- Comprehensible guidelines with useful tricks and tips for effectively using Git for collaborative and Agile development
Who This Book Is For
If you are a developer and you want to completely master Git without heavy theory, this is the book for you. A reasonable knowledge level and basic understanding of Git concepts will get you started with this book.
What You Will Learn
- Create a Git repository and learn how to push your code to the repository
- Discover the easiest Git commands to use and manage your repository
- Learn how to find and resolve conflicts and mistakes
- Explore Git with your team members using commands such as clone, pull, and branch
- Set up Git for Continuous Integration to improve workflow
- Understand tag commits for mapping the application version
- An introduction to repository management and other Git tools
Git is a powerful versioning system. It is fast and logical, and helps developers to work with a team efficiently. The command set and learning curve of Git are pretty similar to and even better than any other SCM, and therefore it is comparatively easier to learn.
Starting with the basic Git commands, this book will take you on a journey to explore all the features of Git and provide you with a way to integrate Git in a team to set up Agile methods and Continuous Integration.
The book covers how to create and manage a repository on Git before moving on to explain the best practices to work with other developers as a team. It provides descriptions of Git's features, such as applying patch, using submodules, migrating from SVN, hooks, and cherry pick.
This book is invaluable to anyone who wants a thorough reference guide to go back to every time they have questions about any feature of Git.