Mercurial: basics to advanced techniques



Mercurial is an easy to use, fast, extensible distributed version control system. In this talk we'll explore everything from the basics to extending Mercurial to fit your needs.


Mercurial is an easy to use, yet powerful DVCS. This is a quick overview of a broad range of topics designed to get you started with Mercurial in a real-world setting. We’ll cover basic usage, transitioning to a DVCS from a centralized system, workflows, common pitfalls, managing upstream codebases, extending Mercurial, and even a little politics.

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