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comment When should I make the first commit to source control?
@loldop: That depends on the version control software you're using. Let's say you're using Git: you can stash what you've done, do the fix, commit it, reapply the stashed changes and restart working on them. In Subversion, you can do another checkout of the repository in another folder, fix the bug and commit to the repository there without affecting your refactoring. Or create a patch file, revert your edit, fix the bug, commit, reapply the patch. There are many ways to do it.
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answered When should I make the first commit to source control?
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answered Is there an opposite for the term “Backporting”?
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comment I'm doing 90% maintenance and 10% development, is this normal?
I'm in a similar (although not that bad) situation, so I can understand TiredProgrammer's point of view. I approve what Jarrod Roberson is saying: if I spend 8 hours a week handling bug report for a certain tool, and rewriting it would need 24 hours, it's a logical decision to rewrite it. Yet, managers are averse to everything which does not yield immediate results, so we're stuck trying to have the concept through...
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comment How can I effectively explain technical concepts to a non technical boss when I'm not a good talker?
My problem is exactly how do I appeal to the marketing wonk by talking money in a way the can understand and approve. I have no idea on how to do that the "right" way, you can call it lack of communication skills.
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comment How can I effectively explain technical concepts to a non technical boss when I'm not a good talker?
Regarding the job changing: it's not so easy, as I've got a permanent contract with a decent pay when at the moment everyone is hiring with fixed term contracts; also new employees whom I think know what they're talking about are saying this is the best company they found so far; it's still something possible, but quite hard.
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comment How can I effectively explain technical concepts to a non technical boss when I'm not a good talker?
That's not prejudice, I really have difficulties explaining my point of view, call it a mix of shyness and lack of experience.
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asked How can I effectively explain technical concepts to a non technical boss when I'm not a good talker?
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