Git Apprentice By Chris Belanger & Sam Davies

Git Apprentice By Chris Belanger & Sam Davies

Learn Git!

Chances are if you’re involved with software development you’ve heard of and have used Git at some point in your life. Version control systems are critical for any successful collaborative software project. Git is both simple to start using and accommodating for the most complex tasks with version control. Even seasoned Git users hit roadblocks on how to handle common situations.

Git Apprentice is here to help! This book is the easiest and fastest way to get hands-on experience with using Git for version control of your projects.

Who This Book Is For

This book is for anyone who would like to leverage the power of version control with Git in their software development process. The book starts with a gentle introduction to Git. It then moves on to walk you through creating a new repository, cloning an existing one, merging in changes, and all of the bits in between.

Topics Covered in Git Apprentice

  • A Crash Course in Git: Learn how to get started with Git, the differences between platforms, and a quick overview of the typical Git workflow.
  • Cloning a Repo: Discover how to clone a remote repo to your local machine, and what constitutes “forking” a repository.
  • Git Log & History: You’ll discover the versatility of the git log command—displaying branches, graphs and even filtering the history.
  • Creating a Repository: If you are starting a new project, and want to use Git for source control, you first need to create a new repository.
  • And more!

One thing you can count on: after reading this book, you’ll be well-prepared to use Git in your own software development workflow!

More about the authors

Chris Belanger, Chris Belanger is the CMO of In the programming world, Chris has over 25 years of experience with multiple database platforms, real-time industrial control systems, and enterprise healthcare information systems. When he kicks back, you can usually find Chris with guitar in hand, looking for the nearest beach, or exploring the lakes, beaches and forests in his part of the world.

Sam Davies,

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