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Git Pocket Guide: A Working Introduction
Author: Richard E. Silverman

Publisher: Shroff/O'Reilly
ISBN: 978-9351102366
Pages: 252
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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, mergingand 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