Eric is also the author of Eric Sink on the Business of Software (Apress, 2006).
This book is written in a very nice, easy reading, conversational style.
The explanation of centralized vs. distributed version control systems is also very helpful for those moving from Subversion and CVS to Git or Mercurial.
Great book, it thought me everything I needed or wanted to learn about version control.
Great book! Helped me a lot with considering which VCS to use for my project and getting me started. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Matko Smoljan
This book does not go in depth about each versions control system, but performs similar tasks in different version control systems and show the differences between them in an easy... Read morePublished on November 7, 2012 by Kenny
This is not a good book for learning any particular version control system in depth. It is however a great book for comparing (mostly surface-level) differences between the... Read morePublished on October 31, 2012 by Trey
Great book, it thought me everything I needed or wanted to learn about version control. From history to the details of each. Read morePublished on October 8, 2012 by Simon
It was my pleasure reading this book (and trying). Everything is explained very well and (suprise!:) ) by example. Read morePublished on September 27, 2012 by Miodrag Ranisavljevic
I read this book cover to cover but because I work with veracity and git everyday I still refer to it often. Very useful book.Published on September 24, 2012 by Alain Cormier
This is an excellent book which introduces, at just the right level of detail, three 'established' version control systems (Subversion, Mercurial, and git), and a relative... Read morePublished on September 24, 2012 by BrentL
Great book that explains the different source control technologies available. Eric does a great job on maintaining the text simple, yet very informative. Read morePublished on September 17, 2012 by Rui
This is a great intro to DVCS.
It contains may clear, worked examples of operations in the real world of development. Read more