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Git: Your New Best Friend [Server Side Essentials]

Git: Your New Best Friend [Server Side Essentials]
Introduction This article introduces version control and Git without assuming you have any prior knowledge or programming experience. Because of its introductory nature, certain details are simplified or omitted and the use of the Git Graphical User Interface (Git GUI) is emphasized. Afterwards the reader should be able to use Git for basic version control and know where to locate further information. Version control is the process of recording the history of changes to files as they are modified. protect against changes – accidental or otherwise – and be able to access a known good version of a filetrack down problems and make fixes to previous versions of filesallow more than one person to modify project files simultaneously (programmers refer to this as parallel development)retrieve an older set of files (if requested by a customer or manager, for example) Git runs on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and UNIX. Concepts Installing Git Starting to Use Git $ git init The Git Index Configuration <! ...

guava-libraries - Guava: Google Core Libraries for Java 1.5+ Introductory Guide to Git Version Control System Git is a version control system used by development and programming teams, popular open source projects, and other team collaboration projects. In this Git guide, we will discuss the value of version control systems, an overview of Git, advantages and disadvantages of using Git, how to install Git, basic commands, tools and essential Git resources. (For designers, also check out The Ultimate Guide to Version Control for Designers.) What Is Version Control? Essentially a version control system (or a revision control system) is software that has the ability to manage and track changes that occur to any document that is in a given project. In other words, you have the ability to take "snapshots" of your files during your current body of work, and you will be able to return to any of these snapshots whenever you wish. Do not think of these snapshots as backups because with a backup you have a separate copy of a file. Who Should Use a Version Control System? Git Overview Advantages of Using Git

Why programmers work at night [This essay has been expanded into a book, you should read it, here] Image via Wikipedia A popular saying goes that Programmers are machines that turn caffeine into code. And sure enough, ask a random programmer when they do their best work and there’s a high chance they will admit to a lot of late nights. Some earlier, some later. A popular trend is to get up at 4am and get some work done before the day’s craziness begins. At the gist of all this is avoiding distractions. I think it boils down to three things: the maker’s schedule, the sleepy brain and bright computer screens. The maker’s schedule Paul Graham wrote about the maker’s schedule in 2009 – basically that there are two types of schedules in this world (primarily?). On the other hand you have something PG calls the maker’s schedule – a schedule for those of us who produce stuff. This is why programmers are so annoyed when you distract them. The sleepy brain But even programmers should be sleeping at night. Bright computer screens

Get Started with Git If you’re a designer or developer, you’ve probably heard about Git, and you might know that it has become immensely popular, especially among the open source community. Though it may seem cryptic at first, this version control system could change the way you work with text, whether you’re writing code, or a novel. Article Continues Below This article covers why version control is important, how to install the Git version control system, and how to get started with your first repository. Once you start using Git, you’ll want to throw everything into it, from full-blown apps to blog post drafts, because it’s so easy and versatile. Why do I need version control? While it may be obvious that large development teams should have sophisticated code-management systems to track releases and bugs, and to avoid stepping on each others’ toes, it might not be immediately clear why individuals would need version control—especially designers or writers. With Git, though, you can do much more.

Chapter 4. Resources Java's standard class and standard handlers for various URL prefixes unfortunately are not quite adequate enough for all access to low-level resources. For example, there is no standardized URL implementation that may be used to access a resource that needs to be obtained from the classpath, or relative to a ServletContext. While it is possible to register new handlers for specialized URL prefixes (similar to existing handlers for prefixes such as http:), this is generally quite complicated, and the URL interface still lacks some desirable functionality, such as a method to check for the existence of the resource being pointed to. 4.2. Spring's Resource interface is meant to be a more capable interface for abstracting access to low-level resources. public interface InputStreamSource { InputStream getInputStream() throws IOException; } Some of the most important methods from the Resource interface are: 4.3. 4.3.3. This is a Resource implementation for handles.

The Perfect Workflow, with Git, GitHub, and SSH In this lesson, we'll focus on workflow. More specifically, we'll use the helpful GitHub service hooks to automatically update a project on our personal server whenever we push updates to a GitHub repo. Prefer a Video Tutorial? Press the HD for a clearer picture. Step 1 - Create a Git Repo We certainly need some sort of project to play around with, right? With our test directory in place, let's create our first Git commit. If you're unfamiliar with Git, I highly recommend that you first review "Easy Version Control with Git." Open the command line: Those familiar with Git should feel right at home. Step 2 - Uploading to GitHub The next step is to upload our project to GitHub. Again, if you're not familiar with GitHub, and haven't yet created an account, read Terminal, Git, and GitHub for the Rest of Us. Begin by creating a new Git repository. Next, you'll need to fill in some details about your project. And finally, since we're already working with an existing Git repo, we only need to run: