Ok, I like git now that I can more or less function, but I agree with
the original poster.... git is a huge learning curve even with reading
a heap of books and reading all the tutorials.

git could really use some training wheels to make it easier to get going.



On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 1:43 PM, Alexandru Pătrănescu
<dreal...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Git is very different than other VCS (like SVN or whatever you used before).
> I suggest reading the Pro Git book with a clear mind, open to new ideas, not
> linking what you read with what you know that command did in other VCS.
> Git is really not that complicated, as his creator described it, it is a
> stupid content tracker. Please prove yourself smart, and show us that you
> are worth of the "software developer" attribute.
>
> I'll answer you only the last question:
> If you will learn how to use git, you will be a better software developer.
> Even if Git is mainly an VCS, it can do more than that, changing the way you
> develop software, letting you do stuff you wouldn't think is possible.
> The rest of the questions you will answer yourself in time...
>
>
>
>
>
>
> On Tuesday, October 30, 2012 12:31:13 AM UTC+2, kramer.newsreader wrote:
>>
>> I am a fairly experienced developer and I have never had issues working
>> with source control tools before git.
>>
>> I take a new job.  I am working with git.  I am thinking about quitting
>> over having to use it.
>>
>> Every source control tool I have used before has an easy command that
>> says: "Use these changes right here.  Yes there are conflicts, but these are
>> correct."
>>
>> How can I get to "Not currently on any branch" when I was on a branch and
>> didn't ask to switch branches?
>>
>> Where is that with git?
>>
>> Why is the git information model SO COMPLICATED?
>>
>> Why can't there be a way to
>>
>> Why is the documentation so inadequate?
>>
>> Why do I have to be a source control engineer just to be a software
>> developer?
>>
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