I've just started reading it. And, so far, it is also very helpful. Did a
wonderful explanation about "git mv" to be able to restructure your
project's files into different subdirectories and why it is so simple and
fast. I have a much better idea how git is "content addressable" and how
different it is from other VCS's methods of tracking changes. Pro-Git was
also fairly good at it. Leave it to Linus to come at VCS "sideways". Also
liked the explanation of where the name "git" came from. That's not a Texan
slang word. I like have two different references. It's like reading
different Bible translations. I get a better idea of meaning due to the
On Thursday, November 29, 2012 1:22:45 PM UTC-6, Thom Parkin wrote:
> This review makes it look like a great book. Even with the few caveats.
> I found Pro-Git to be indispensable as a teacher initially and now as a
> reference (for those functions I use less often - there are so very many of
> Thanks for sharing this!!
> If DEBUGGING is the process of removing errors
> Then PROGRAMMING must be the process of inserting them!
> On Monday, November 26, 2012 3:47:45 PM UTC-5, John McKown wrote:
>> This is on "Version Control With Git, 2nd Edition". I read the review and
>> decided to get the Kindle version of the book for just under US $16.00 .
>> But the Kindle is at home, so I can't look at it right now. I've just about
>> finished up "Pro Git" and liked it. I am a bit off in the head, in that I
>> like to read well written computer documentation. OK, maybe some other ways
>> too. <grin/>