Git is the most popular version control system in the world. It allows developers to keep up with frequent code changes in a project, ensures there are no code conflicts between the developers, and reverts to an older version of code when required.

Git for Programmers comprehensively equips you with actionable insights on advanced Git concepts in an engaging and straightforward way. This book will help you gain expertise on Git with many practical use cases as you progress through the chapters.

The book begins with a quick history of Git and instructions on how to get it and install it, after which you’ll dive into the creation and cloning of your repository. As you progress through the book, you’ll explore Git places, branching, and GUIs.

Once you understand the fundamentals, you’ll learn how to handle merge conflicts, rebase, amend, interactive rebase, and use the log. You’ll also explore important Git commands for managing your repository …