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Recently, I've started playing with Mercurial. So far I was using Git, and although I don't have any objections to it, I was pleasantly suprised with Mercurial's, so to say, simplicity on Windows platform.

And since workload has been kind to me these last couple of weeks (read: not so much of it), I've decided to spend some hours into it, to study it a little more.

The problem is, I prefer paper books to electronic ones, and unlike Git, I'm finding it increasingly difficult to find some good ones for Mercurial - the only one being O'Reilly's Mercurial Definite Guide.

Does anyone know of any good ones apart from the above?

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Mercurial: The Definitive Guide by Bryan O'Sullivan is a very good free intro to Mercurial available online.

The couple of chapters about Mercurial Queues are specially valuable since I haven't found a lot of information online on the topic.

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Is that the same one as the one I linked to in the question? It looks very similar. –  Rook Sep 27 '10 at 19:18
    
Yes it is. But I didn't see the link to the free online version. –  Sergio Acosta Sep 27 '10 at 20:25
    
Fair enough :-) –  Rook Sep 27 '10 at 22:30
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Joel does a great tutorial on Mercurial.

Well worth it and short enough to merit reading online.

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I suppose you could look for books on git as a lot the concepts should cross over.

Once you learn how to use Mercurial you can get onto the why and when.

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Yes, I know of it, and several others as well, but I'm particularly interested in paper books ;-) I'm curious in how there isn't more of them (expecially considering the fact that Hg is not some unknown VS, but one of the most used ones). –  Rook Sep 27 '10 at 18:37
    
Comment on edit: Yes, 'tis true. Although I'm already familiar with most of concepts that interest me - still, the question remains. In any case, +1, but I'll leave the question open until some titles to it arrive (even if I have to wait for them to get printed first ;-) –  Rook Sep 27 '10 at 19:01
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