Practice your Git skills using exercises in your own environment. This book introduces concepts in an abstract visual way, and then enforces this learning through exercises - the Git katas.You will start with basic interactions such as commits and branches, and move on to both internals and collaborative workflows. Best practices are introduced and rehearsed throughout with hands-on exercises. Each topic is supplemented with interactive Git exercises that can be solved using any Git client - either the ubiquituous CLI or one of the many graphical clients so you\'ll learn in the environment you work in.The importance of Git is hard to overstate - it is used by 90% of software engineers worldwide and is the de facto standard for version control. Honing your Git skills is guaranteed to make you a better and more efficient developer. Building software can be stressful, but it doesn\'t need to be. Practical Git will give you the Git skills you need, and help keep your Git skills sharp. Add it to your library today.What You\'ll LearnUse Git through scripted exercises and the Git katas Understand Git\'s graph modelTroubleshoot common and rare scenarios you may faceSelect and apply the right Git tool for the taskMaintain and collaborate on Git repositoriesTweak Git to gain the most from this powerful toolWho This Book Is ForAnyone who is currently using Git in a copy-paste fashion. It will take you from using Git to knowing Git.
1. Git intuition2. Building Commits3. Linear History4. Complex Branching5. Collaboration6. Manipulating History7. Customizing Git8. Additional Git Features9. Git Internals