Foundation Version Control for Web Developers

Authors: Kemper, Chris, Oxley, Ian

  • Foundation Version Control for Web Developers explains how version control works, what you can do with it and how, using the three leading systems—SVN, Git and Mercurial—on multiple operating systems.

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About this book

Foundation Version Control for Web Developers explains how version control works, what you can do with it and how. Using a friendly and accessible tone, you will learn how to use the three leading version control systems—Subversion, Git and Mercurial—on multiple operating systems. The history and integral concepts of version control are covered so that you will gain a thorough understanding of the subject, and why it should be used to manage all changes in web development projects.

This book covers the valuable knowledge and transferable skills that will enable you use one of the three leading systems as well as easily switch to new systems that will arise in the workplace. Topics covered include:

  • How to choose the correct software for your needs.
  • Creating and working with repositories.
  • Understanding trunks, branches, hooks, conflicts and merging.
  • Setting up respository servers and integrating with Apache.
  • Using Terminal, and understanding alternatives.

Foundation Version Control for Web Developers is a concise beginner’s course for designer and developer alike. Even if you have no prior knowledge of version control, this book will provide you with the knowledge to fully manage projects from start to finish, ensuring your projects are as seamless and successful as you need them to be.

About the authors

Chris Kemper was born and bred in the North East of England. Growing up taking computers apart and putting them back together, it’s no surprise he got into web development in his early teens. Graduating in 2008, Chris has been working in the industry ever since, honing his existing skills, and developing new ones.When Chris isn't working, you can probably find him looking to find T-shirts for his excessive collection, drinking a fine ale, or probably getting beaten on some PS4 game.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Are You Set Up? Creating a Basic Development Environment

    Kemper, Chris (et al.)

    Pages 1-23

  • In the Beginning There Were Just Files

    Kemper, Chris (et al.)

    Pages 25-32

  • Meet the Current Players in the Game: SVN, Git, and Mercurial

    Kemper, Chris (et al.)

    Pages 33-74

  • The Benefits of Version Control

    Kemper, Chris (et al.)

    Pages 75-90

  • I Don’t Like Terminal; Which Programs Can I Use?

    Kemper, Chris (et al.)

    Pages 91-173

Buy this book

eBook $34.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-3973-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $44.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-3972-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Foundation Version Control for Web Developers
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Chris Kemper and Ian Oxley
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-3973-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-3973-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-3972-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 416
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