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"Two thumbs up, and maybe a tentacle too, on Version Control with Git, 2nd Edition by Jon Loeliger and Matthew McCullough. If you are a working programmer who wants to learn more about Git, particularly a programmer familiar with a Unix-based development environment, then this is the book for you, hands down (tentacles down too, please)."
-- Karl Fogel, Slashdot

"Finally, we've got a one point of reference of the use and application of using GitHub."
-- P. Mackie,

"If you are the "Git person" at your workplace and would like to prepare to take questions from your co-workers on how to work out complex merges and misunderstandings, this is the book for you."
-- Don Marti, Perforce

"Version control with Git is accessible to every developer, but is probably of serious value to those in charge of version control and release cycles. Without prior experience, it is hard to know what works best for any given project. This book provides sage advice and gives the practitioner the tools to manage projects of any size."
-- Elliot Jaffe, Computing Reviews

"I'm glad to have this book on my (virtual) shelf, and I learned some things from reading it. I'm sure I'll go back to it as a reference, but for the most part, my needs are simple enough that it was overkill. For people who are diving in to a large scale project, or want to get a handle on git's internals, I think it could be very useful." Full Review >
-- Cavendish McKay,

"There are reasons why Git has become so popular, but the first encounter with it can a bit overwhelming. Even if you kind of learn how to do basic things, it's not uncommon to feel like we're only scratching the surface. The typical reaction when something slightly less typical is needed often sounds like: "There be dragons!"" Full Review >
-- Konrad Garus,

"Version Control with Git is an attempt to one book for reference, tutorial and manual. " Full Review >
-- Tushar Jain,

"For all you ever wanted to know about Git. From A to Z and letters you didn't even know existed in between." Full Review >
-- Kathy Brown,

"The book starts off with the origins on how Git started and the big guns, one of the biggest distributed open source software, The Linux Kernel, uses it." Full Review >
-- Sairam Kunala,

"Have you heard about Git but not sure what is it? This book will give you nearly complete explanation of what Git is all about. In my personal opinion, one of the best introductions to Git. Ever." Full Review >
-- Michal Konrad Owsiak,

"Version Control with Git is an awesome book. Authors explain things thoroughly. They also have a good sense of humour and it makes reading much more pleasant..." Full Review >
-- Przemysław Dąbek,

"Version Control with Git is a collection of experiences and wisdom about using Git in a variety of situations. It reads as somewhere between technical manual pages and friendly parlance, which I think for many developers will be what they need. Because Git is open source and there is an… " Full Review >
-- Kyle Lewis,

"Version Control with Git is written to help those familiar with a Unix/Linux command line shell learn to use Git from the command line. Each chapter covers a topic so to some degree the chapters can be read out of … Continue reading →" Full Review >
-- Gary Gragg,

"Book Review for Version Control with Git: Powerful tools and techniques for collaborative software development This is the first time I look at Git as a basic tool to help me keep my scripts in order. I don't code for living, all the places I have been to already has… " Full Review >
-- Eric Chou,

"This book will get you up and running with the basic concepts of Git to make you productive immediately while also giving you an excellent reference book with lots of detail on the inner-workings and less obvious features of Git. Includes a nice overview of GitHub for those interested in the social coding aspects of GitHub." Full Review >
-- David Hayden,

"The book starts with the basics and works up to progressively complex techniques. Start here on your way to being a Git power user. Great job guys! " Full Review >
-- Jeffery Rine,

"Already having a background in advanced usage of ClearCase, CVS, and SVN, I picked up Version Control with Git by Jon Loeliger and Matthew McCullough (O’Reilly publisher) to understand how Git could help me solve some of the feature challenges … Continue reading →" Full Review >
-- Jason Armstrong,

"Two thumbs up, and maybe a tentacle too"
--Karl Fogel, Slashdot