Pragmatic Guide to Git
Need to learn how to wrap your head around Git, but don't need a lot of hand holding? Grab this book if you're new to Git, not to the world of programming. Git tasks displayed on two-page spreads provide all the context you need, without the extra fluff. more »
Version Control with Git
Version Control with Git takes you step-by-step through ways to track, merge, and manage software projects, using this highly flexible open-source version control system. Git permits practically an infinite variety of methods for development and collaboration, but its flexibility also means that some users don't understand how to use it to best advantage. This book offers tutorials on ways to use it, as well as friendly yet rigorous advice to help you navigate Git's many functions. more »
Version Control with Git, 2nd Edition
Get up to speed on Git for tracking, branching, merging, and managing code revisions. Through a series of step-by-step tutorials, this practical guide takes you quickly from Git fundamentals to advanced techniques, and provides friendly yet rigorous advice for navigating the many functions of this open source version control system.

This thoroughly revised edition also includes tips for manipulating trees, extended coverage of the reflog and stash, and a complete introduction to the GitHub repository. Git lets you manage code development in a virtually endless variety of ways, once you understand how to harness the system's flexibility. This book shows you how. more »
Git Pocket Guide
This pocket guide is the perfect on-the-job companion to Git, the distributed version control system. It provides a compact, readable introduction to Git for new users, as well as a reference to common commands and procedures for those of you with Git experience.

Written for Git version 1.8.2, this handy task-oriented guide is organized around the basic version control functions you need, such as making commits, fixing mistakes, merging, and searching history. more »
Beginning Rails 4, 3rd Edition
Beginning Rails 4 is a book that will guide you from never having programmed with Ruby, to having a Rails application built and deployed to the web. You'll learn how to combine all the components of Rails to develop your own web applications. You will use test driven development to make sure your application works exactly like you expect.

You will learn how to use Git for source control and best practice techniques to create applications like a pro. Essential, and often-missed, information on testing and learning to program with Ruby are also covered.

This book is well suited for someone with little to no Ruby or Rails experience, or possibly even someone with no experience developing web applications at all. Beginning Rails 4 does assume a basic familiarity with the web and typical web terms, but doesn't require you to be an expert of these. more »
Git Recipes
Whether you're relatively new to git or you need a refresher, or if you just need a quick, handy reference for common tasks in git, Git Recipes is just the reference book you need. more »
Gitolite Essentials
If you're responsible for securing a Git server where lots of developers work with lots of repositories, you have a problem on your hands. You probably want to implement security restrictions and authorization for certain repositories. You will love the simplicity and power of Gitolite's access control language and model. Gitolite allows you to set up Git hosting on a central server with very fine-grained access control and many powerful features.

You'll start with a brief introduction to Gitolite. The very first chapter tells you how to create a test setup so you can play with Gitolite—something that is very important when learning about a powerful tool with lots of features. You'll go from there, at an easy pace, through the most important aspects of Gitolite. more »
Git Fundamentals
Do you have the impression that Git is only for geekier web developers? Think again! This short, introductory guide will show you that Git can easily be used by anyone - developers, designers, content specialists, marketers, and more - to manage their projects and to collaborate with others.

Git enables users to capture the state of their projects, and in doing so make it possible to revert to a previous state if required. The safety net that this provides aids collaboration, and encourages freedom to experiment. more »
Pro Git, 2nd Edition
Pro Git (2nd Edition) is your fully-updated guide to Git and its usage in the modern world. Git has come a long way since it was first developed by Linus Torvalds for Linux kernel development. It has taken the open source world by storm since its inception in 2005, and this book teaches you how to use it like a pro.

Effective and well-implemented version control is a necessity for successful web projects, whether large or small. With this book you'll learn how to master the world of distributed version workflow, use the distributed features of Git to the full, and extend Git to meet your every need. more »
GitLab Cookbook
GitLab is a popular, open source Git hosting solution implemented by more than 50,000 organizations. This book has some carefully chosen recipes to help you decide on the type of GitLab installation that will fit your requirements. Along with covering some of the basic principles of Git, the book covers practical scenarios to show how you or your organization can effectively manage your proprietary code.

You will learn how to manage multiple users, groups, and the permissions GitLab has for them. Updating your GitLab instance, creating backups, and restoring backups are a few of the important tasks described in detail to assist you in maintaining your GitLab server. Moreover, the GitLab API is extensively covered to guide you through the various operations to manage your project. more »