Till recently my development workflow was the following: Get the feature from product owner Make a branch (if feature is more than 1 day) Implement it in a branch Merge changes from main branch to ...
I try to understand the benefits of distributed version control system (DVCS). I found Subversion Re-education and this article by Martin Fowler very useful. Mercurial and others DVCS promote a ...
When looking at comparisons, it seems to me that there could be a 1:1 mapping between their feature sets. Yet, an often cited statement is that "Mercurial is easier". What is the base of this ...
Both Git and Mercurial are DVCS, and that's great. I wonder if there is a list of particular situations when one of those systems are preferable, something like 'In mobile development for many ...
It's 2012! Mercurial and Git are both still strong. I understand the trade-offs of both. I also understand everyone has some sort of preference for one or the other. That's fine. I'm looking for ...
In the recent years, the hype around Git raised greatly. Everybody knows about Git, nobody knows about alternatives. Other ones like Mercurial seem to be unnoticed. Both have been released in 2005, ...
I've always agreed with Mercurial's mantra 1, however, now that Mercurial comes bundled with the rebase extension and it is a popular practice in git, I'm wondering if it could really be regarded as a ...
Having read I'm a Subversion geek, why should I consider or not consider Mercurial or Git or any other DVCS. I have a related follow up question. I read that question and read the recommended links ...
From my understanding SVN is 'Easy to branch. Difficult to merge'. Why is that? Is there a difference how they merge?
Git and Mercurial follow similar models and have similar terminology. Mercurial's initial release was was only 12 days after Git's. How did these two projects, in initial development at the same ...
We are going to be building a new project using Mercurial as our version control system. I'm still trying to fully understand what my workflow should look like, so I've listed below a case that I ...
I have used a couple of the hosted SCM's like Unfuddle and Codespaces before and I like that they have Project Management tools built in. I've started using Mercurial and really like it, I would like ...
I've just recently installed mercurial, and have been playing around it with. Overall, it seems like a great way to do version control. However, the distributed nature of its architecture makes it ...
I decided to try to contribute Firefox development, and they use Mercurial for source control. In the documentation about using Mercurial it was advised to choose a diff program and to do it before ...