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Original Title Mercurial: The Definitive Guide
Rating 3.52
ISBN 0596800673
ISBN13 9780596800673
Publicate O'Reilly Media
Number Pages 284 pages
Publish Date 2009 by Bryan O&apos.Sullivan

This instructive book takes you step by step through ways to track, merge, and manage both open source and commercial software projects with Mercurial, using Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris, and other systems. Mercurial is the easiest system to learn when it comes to distributed revision control. And it's a very flexible tool that's ideal whether you're a lone programmer working on a small project, or part of a huge team dealing with thousands of files.

Mercurial permits a countless variety of development and collaboration methods, and this book offers several concrete suggestions to get you started. This guide will help you:

Learn the basics of working with a repository, changesets, and revisions
Merge changes from separate repositories
Set up Mercurial to work with files on a daily basis, including which ones to track
Get examples and tools for setting up various workflow models
Manage a project that's making progress on multiple fronts at once
Find and fix mistakes by isolating problem sources
Use hooks to perform actions automatically in response to repository events
Customize the output of Mercurial

Mercurial: The Definitive Guide maintains a strong focus on simplicity to help you learn Mercurial quickly and thoroughly.

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