Learn Git The Hard Way
Learn Git The Hard Way (Learn Git The Hard Way)
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Learn Git The Hard Way

Last updated on 2019-01-12

About the Book

Git need not be stressful.

In four parts, Learn Git the Hard Way takes you from a beginners knowledge to a complete understanding of all the git fundamentals you need to maintain a codebase.

Buying this book entitles you to any future updates.

No longer need you be confused by terms like rebase, merge, branch, and bisect when others discuss them.

It focusses on the practical knowledge needed to get comfortable with using git.

Part I - Core Git

  • What source control is
  • Creating and cloning repositories
  • Branching and merging

Part II - Advanced Local Git

  • Stashing
  • Interactive addition of content
  • The reflog
  • Cherry Picking
  • Rebasing
  • Bisecting

Part III - Remote Repository Management

  • Remotes
  • Remote branches vs local
  • Submodules
  • Pull requests
  • Tracking

Part IV - Advanced Git

  • Git log
  • Squashing / advanced rebasing
  • Bare Repositores
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About the Author

Ian Miell
Ian Miell

Ian Miell has over twenty years' experience in IT, writing, running, architecting, and maintaining software for some of the world's busiest systems.

He has written the book 'Docker in Practice' (published by Manning), 'Learn Bash the Hard Way' (published on Leanpub), as well as various training courses and videos.

He blogs about his experiences at https://zwischenzugs.com

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Learn Git the Hard Way
    • Introduction
  • Part I - Core Git
    • Introduction to Git
    • Git Basics
    • Cloning a Repository
    • Git Branching
    • Merging
    • Summary
  • Part II - Advanced Local Git
    • Git Stash
    • Git Add Interactive
    • Reflog
    • Cherry Picking
    • Git Rebase
    • Git Bisect
    • Summary
  • Part III - Remote Repository Management
    • Fetching and Pulling Content
    • Working With Multiple Repositories
    • Pushing Code
    • Git Submodules
    • Pull Requests
    • Summary
  • Part IV - Advanced Git
    • Git Log
    • Squashing Commits
    • Bare Repositories
    • Cherry-Picking and Three-Way Merges
    • Git Hooks
    • Summary
    • Finished!

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