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Il 19/12/2012 21:30, Dimitris Papageorgiou ha scritto:
> Do you think git would be useful for a solo developer as I am right now?
> I am developing a web app alone-no other developers.
> VCS is always useful kind of aid for a developer.
> But I think Git is intended more for teams of developers that wotk on
> the same project
> so that they can take advantage of Git's distributed functionality.
> I am asking these things because I am complete beginner in Git and in
> general to version control systems
I'm in the same situation.
In the past I used Subversion, then Mercurial and now I'm starting to
First of all, a DVCS is much more flexible, compared to traditional VCS.
Just think about the case when you develop some common code in a
separate library, and you want to release it under an open source license.
With a DVCS sharing it is not a problem.
In the past there was not even support for mirroring a Subversion
Another useful feature of git (and mercurial) is the ability to amend a
commit (and I use it a lot!).
Compared to Mercurial one critical benefit of Git is easy branch support.
I suggest you to read the Pro Git book, and compare it with the
Mercurial book and the Subversion book (all available free online and as
Working in topic branches really change your way of working.
With Mercurial usually I ended up in chaos, when I was working on
multiple things at once.
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