Flight rules for git

Posted on November 21, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , |

Flight rules for git What are “flight rules”? A guide for astronauts (now, programmers using git) about what to do when things go wrong. Flight Rules are the hard-earned body of knowledge recorded in manuals that list, step-by-step, what to do if X occurs, and why. Essentially, they are extremely detailed, scenario-specific standard operating procedures. […]

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Sample Database: Chinook

Posted on November 6, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , |

Chinook Database Chinook is a sample database available for SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, etc. It can be created by running a single SQL script. Chinook database is an alternative to the Northwind database, being ideal for demos and testing ORM tools targeting single and multiple database servers. (Data is music oriented – artist, album, track […]

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Automated testing on Windows with AppVeyor

Posted on October 23, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , |

Automated testing on Windows with AppVeyor AppVeyor is a continuous integration service similar to Travis CI, just on Windows. If you have a Perl module on GitHub, it’s not that hard to have it run tests automatically on Windows; it’s just not well documented.

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Using GitHub for free Javascript and CSS hosting

Posted on October 17, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , |

rawgit.com When you request certain types of files (like JavaScript, CSS, or HTML) from raw.githubusercontent.com or gist.githubusercontent.com, GitHub serves them with a Content-Type header set to text/plain. As a result, most modern browsers won’t actually interpret these files as JavaScript, CSS, or HTML and will instead just display them as text. RawGit acts as a […]

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Docker based Continuous Integration for perl projects

Posted on October 12, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , |

Docker based Continuous Integration for perl projects Continuous Integration for Perl using Shippable and Docker from a Github or BitBucket repo.

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Freely available programming books

Posted on September 26, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , |

Freely available programming books This list was originally a clone of stackoverflow – List of Freely Available Programming Books by George Stocker. The list was moved to GitHub by Victor Felder for collaborative updating and maintenance. It grew to become one of the most popular repositories on Github, with over 80,000 stars, over 4000 commits, […]

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git-refresh

Posted on August 4, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , |

At @taustation, we use a tool called git-refresh and for months have had a perfectly clean git history. Because I'm sick of this … [messy subway map] — (((CurtisOvidPoe))) (@OvidPerl) August 4, 2017 git-refresh From comments in the above: # Regardless of the branch you are on, this code: # – stashes changes (if any) […]

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Design Patterns for Humans – An ultra-simplified explanation

Posted on February 19, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , |

Design Patterns for Humans A topic that can easily make anyone’s mind wobble. Here I try to make them stick in to your mind (and maybe mine) by explaining them in the simplest way possible.

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GitHub Secrets

Posted on January 20, 2017. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , |

GitHub Secrets Over the years we’ve added quite a bit of stuff to GitHub. Sometimes we ship huge features, sometimes we ship small, lesser-known bonus features. Let’s talk about some of those secret features you may not know about. See also: Checking out pull requests locally

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Git flow meta page

Posted on December 26, 2016. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , |

A successful Git branching model by Vincent Driessen [nvie] In this post I present the development model that I’ve introduced for some of my projects (both at work and private) about a year ago, and which has turned out to be very successful. I’ve been meaning to write about it for a while now, but […]

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