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Author Topic: A list of free programming ebooks  (Read 2448 times)

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A list of free programming ebooks
« on: June 19, 2010, 01:51:43 PM »

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Re: A list of free programming ebooks
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2010, 01:57:57 PM »
DC member App103 also maintains a huge collection of free programming ebooks:

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Re: A list of free programming ebooks
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2010, 07:49:56 PM »
As the [self-proclaimed] #1 fan and major proponent of 'git', I would like to share Pro Git.

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Re: A list of free programming ebooks
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2010, 11:56:41 PM »
As the [self-proclaimed] #1 fan and major proponent of 'git', I would like to share Pro Git.

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Thank you...just added it to my directory.

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Re: A list of free programming ebooks
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2010, 12:47:29 AM »
Ah, the urge for symmetry -- app103, I didn't find the following in your nice compilation, does it qualify?

  Mercurial: The Definitive Guide

some book details
Author: Bryan O'Sullivan
Format: online HTML
Price: free ($39.99 for paperback version)

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, ideal whether you're a lone programmer working on a small project, or part of a huge team dealing with thousands of files. This book offers concrete suggestions to get you started.

0. Preface
1. How did we get here?
2. A tour of Mercurial: the basics
3. A tour of Mercurial: merging work
4. Behind the scenes
5. Mercurial in daily use
6. Collaborating with other people
7. File names and pattern matching
8. Managing releases and branchy development
9. Finding and fixing mistakes
10. Handling repository events with hooks
11. Customizing the output of Mercurial
12. Managing change with Mercurial Queues
13. Advanced uses of Mercurial Queues
14. Adding functionality with extensions
A. Migrating to Mercurial
B. Mercurial Queues reference
C. Installing Mercurial from source
D. Open Publication License


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Re: A list of free programming ebooks
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2010, 04:51:58 PM »
Ah, the urge for symmetry -- app103, I didn't find the following in your nice compilation, does it qualify?

  Mercurial: The Definitive Guide


Yes it does, and thank you for formatting that so nicely for me....just added it.