Learn Mercurial

Some links to resources for learning Mercurial, sorted by length

  • Quick Start
    Get started using Mercurial and understanding its basic concepts.

  • Quick Start from the wiki
    Learn the basic Mercurial commands. A bit more verbose than the short quick start above.

  • TortoiseHg Quick Start
    Easily use Mercurial integrated into the Windows Explorer.

  • Workflow guide
    Learn using Mercurial step by step in workflows. This guide skips the conceptual explanations to focus only on the practical usage.

  • Hg Init: a Mercurial tutorial
    In this user-friendly, six-part tutorial, Joel Spolsky teaches you the key concepts of Mercurial. Also includes a section explaining the differences between SVN and Mercurial.

  • Mercurial: The Definitive Guide ("hgbook")
    The free book from Bryan O' Sullivan gives a detailed and easy to read introduction to Mercurial and the philosophy behind it.

  • Further resources
    A wiki-page with links. If you've written a guide yourself, maybe for your team or for friends of yours, please add it! (It might be useful to have such a page in the wiki!)

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