So, naturally the 12 books challenge came to an end together with 2016 (what a year by the way!). Personally this year was quite challenging as I was involved in some crazy robotics projects, lead for a while an awesome team of engineers. OK, OK, enough blabling about irrelevant things, let’s focus on the 12 books challenge!
Are you unsure about the level of your Git skills? Or did you start using Git recently and would like some pointers on where to go next? I hope I will be able to help you in both cases.
It’s going to be subjective
I don’t know of any metrics that you can use to assess one’s level of any version control system, therefore this article will be heavily subjective. If you know everything I mention in this article then in my personal opinion you can claim you know Git on at least intermediate level. If you aim at higher level of understanding Git then I would suggest you eventually go through Git source code and hopefully contribute to the development.
This article assumes you have at least basic understanding of Git, if you are just starting with Git then please consider covering the basics first. It also assumes you are working with Git console (IDEs do not count!). Without further due let’s get to the fun parts!
Returning readers (all two of them) might notice enormous change in the quality of logotypes on the blog now. The logo was made by Ala Wojczakowska and if you like it then make sure to check out her portfolio, where you will find heaps of innovative and cool designs!
I’ve always been fortunate when it comes to finding great learning opportunities. In years 2013-2014 I hit a jackpot, as I spent over a year learning awesome things at Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim. One of the courses I was lucky to take was Space Technology that was finished by a sounding rocket campaign. Do you want to know what I’ve learned? Then read on! (There will be a prize for if you make till the end)
Over 10 months ago I decided to take part in a 12 books challenge. So far I finished 4 books and I’m hoping to finish 1 or 2 more. The fact is that I won’t read 12 technical books this year but that’s OK.
I finished reading C# in Depth by John Skeet. I’m sure John Skeet’s book will stay on my shelf for years to come. The special thing about this book is that it takes a reader for a journey. The journey starts with C# 2.0 and slowly introduces new concepts introduced in the C# and .NET on the way to C# 5.0.