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Learning Perforce SCM by Robert Cowham, Neal Ralph Firth

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You can get a lot of valuable information by just reading this book. You don't have to touch a keyboard, move a mouse, or click on a button. However, the authors have found that trying the described actions, experimenting with what ifs, and making a few mistakes, is a far better way to learn and will help you retain the information. Unfortunately, even if there weren't licensing and resource considerations, experimenting with source files on a production server is not usually encouraged. So it can be hard to get the hands-on experience that makes you a more effective tool user.

Fortunately, a Perforce server doesn't need extraordinary resources or licensing to operate. A server and client can easily be run on the same host machine ...

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