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Unity 5.x Cookbook by Chico Queiroz, Matt Smith

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Managing Unity project code using Git version control and GitHub hosting

Distributed Version Control Systems (DVCS) are becoming a bread-and-butter everyday tool for software developers. An issue with Unity projects can be the many binary files in each project. There are also many files in a local system's Unity project directory that are not needed for archiving/sharing, such as OS specific thumbnail files, trash files, and so on. Finally, some Unity project folders themselves do not need to be archived, such as Temp and Library.

While Unity provides its own "Asset Server", many small game developers chose not to pay for this extra feature. Also, Git and Mercurial (the most common DVCSs) are free, and work with any set of documents that are to ...

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