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I'm wanting to get the most out of git and not just be using it as a translated form of SVN. I've read hginit's article about coming from SVN. That article of course though is concerned with Mercurial. Git is distributed and similar, but I wouldn't think it to be the exact same.

Is there any articles similar to hginit to forget about SVN and start over with a Git mindset?

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I read (and liked) http://book.git-scm.com/. It doesn't have a section on a svn -> git migration, but it's a good reference that should get you up and running quickly.

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This is a Crash Course in Git for people with an Subversion background.

It is peppered with great examples of if you do X in Subversion, do Y in Git, like:

svn checkout url : git clone url
svn update       : git pull 

It's hard to forget what you've already learned, but if you want to pretend you are a source control novice and start from the bottom up Understanding Git Concepts is a good resource.

HTH

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Crash course in Git seems to be a glorified cheat sheet which is almost exactly the opposite of hginit, Understanding Git concepts is more on the money imho –  jk. Aug 9 '11 at 10:28
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Smashing Magazine has a Git series spread over two parts (1 and 2) that may be of interest to you.

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