Sunday, June 28, 2009

Git: Understanding is key to using it well

I've seen many people struggling with git manpages or getting confused with myriads of commands in git. If you are one of them, I would recommend you to check out stuff done by this cool guy, Scott Chacon.

Specifically check out this presentation here
The pdf of that presentation is also available there. Understanding the concepts of how git works internally is very easy and helps a lot in understanding git commands and improves your mileage with git.

For users on Windows, tortoisegit is has come up quite well. It's almost feature-equivalent to tortoisesvn and has 25 more features relevant to git.
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