git by example

git by example

a young coder's little git primer

About the Book

Do you think remote branch is a light lunch abroad?

Have you ever cried when your commits seemed vanished?

Do you make a copy of your project before pulling from remote?

All your rebase are belong to us?

No worries anymore!

With 'git by example' you'll become proficient in git without the need to study!

Throught quick and juicy recipes, you'll understand how to handle the most common scenarios, and how to resolve all the issues you'll face, or already faced, using git.

'git by example' will be your git references, to open and copy&paste its commands when troubles arrive.

About the Authors

Giordano Scalzo
Giordano Scalzo

iOS Blacksmith; Cocos2d Juggler; Ruby's Pen Friend; Church of ZX Spectrum's Reverend; Father of two; Geek.

Uberto Barbini
Uberto Barbini

Uberto is a polyglot programmer with more than 20 years of experience designing and building successful software products in many industries.

He discovered that he loves programming when he created a videogame on the ZxSpectrum and he is still very passionate about how to write the best code to deliver value to the business, not only once but at a regular pace.

He is particularly interested in Functional Programming and Distributed Computing since they are both critical to modern software challenges.

When not coding, Uberto loves public speaking, writing and teaching programming. He's currently writing a book about a pragmatic approach to FP in Kotlin (

You can read his blog here:

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