I find myself pondering over this question from time to time, again and again. I want to do things the right way: to write clean, understandable and correct code that is easy to maintain. However, ...
I have worked in software development for over 10 years now, and it's dawning on me that I rarely get to create anything "new". I realize that "new" is a vague term, but I would define it as anything ...
I work at a place that is CVS-crazy and Bugzilla-nuts. There are so many branches off each release that one cannot count them. Everyone is constantly auto-merging. There is no fluidity at this job. ...
I have like 4 or 5 computers now, and I need a better system for syncing everything. I use git and github a lot to sync my files for programming projects, but then there are databases, .bash_profile ...
When developing for embedded devices and other odd worlds, it's very likely your build process will include multiple proprietary binaries, using very specific versions of them. So the question is, are ...
I work on several git repositories though on most not more than 2 people work. Mostly me and my boss. Very often when we work in parallel it happens that "git log" doesn't look so nice because of the ...
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 work within a team of developers. Everyone is making their changes without carrying too much if the same thing is already implemented in the codebase. This leads to classes constantly growing and to ...
I'm new to the opensource world. The project I'm working on resides on Github. (Just for reference) The project I'm working on is a plug-in for the Plex Media Server. I plan to submit my plug-in to ...
I was recently discussing dvcs with a coworker, because our office is beginning to consider switching from TFS (we're a MS shop). In the process, I got very confused because he said that although he ...
So there is an insurance company which wants to move long term its proprietorially written software for different insurance products to a new platform / framework / concept / something. One of the ...