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GitLab Quick Start Guide

By : Adam O'Grady
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GitLab Quick Start Guide

By: Adam O'Grady

Overview of this book

Gitlab is an open source repository management and version control toolkit with an enterprise offering. This book is the ideal guide to GitLab as a version control system (VCS), issue management tool, and a continuous integration platform. The book starts with an introduction to GitLab, a walkthrough of its features, and explores concepts such as version control systems, continuous integration, and continuous deployment. It then takes you through the process of downloading and installing a local copy of the on-premise version of GitLab in Ubuntu and/or CentOS. You will look at some common work?ows associated with GitLab work?ow and learn about project management in GitLab. You will see tools and techniques for migrating your code base from various version control systems such as GitHub and SVN to GitLab. By the end of the book, you will be using Gitlab for repository management, and be able to migrate projects from other VCSs to GitLab.
Table of Contents (10 chapters)

Markdown overview

As mentioned earlier, Markdown is a text markup language that allows you to add common styling elements to your text with nothing more than some simple symbols. Here, we've collected some of the most common Markdown syntax for you as a guide.

One of the greatest advantages of Markdown is that the markup is readily recognizable and easily interpretable without you having to know a lot of arcane symbology and commands.


You can apply headings of different sizes to Markdown text by preceding it with the # symbol. Adding more # symbols will reduce the heading size: