GitHub Workflow (used by Frameworks team at BBC News)
Introduction This is a quick post to cover a GitHub workflow that is utilised by our specific team (Frameworks) here at BBC News. The basis of our workflow is this: Open a GitHub PR (Pull Request) by creating a new feature branch from masterMake feature specific changes and request a code reviewIf given a "thumbs up", this means the PR author is allowed to handle merging the PRThe merge process requires a set of sub steps (see below)
Alfred 4 Is Here!
It's here! It's really here! After months of intense development and testing, we're delighted to say that Alfred 4 is here. Our wonderful beta testers have put Alfred 4 through its paces over the past few months, and we have a solid release available for you even before our original target of June! Take a look at what's new in Alfred 4 for an overview of the awesome features and improvements in Alfred 4, but if you'd like to jump in and get started, download Alfred 4 from our website.
WP-Optimize – Clean, Compress, Cache. – WordPress plugin
We’ve built WP-Optimize around the most advanced and powerful caching technology. Our caching tests and feedback from real-world users show that the caching feature alone can make your site faster than any other cache plugin or optimization. See these speed test results. Yes; optimizing does not involve any “tricks” or poking around in dangerous ways. It involves running routine clean-up operations using well-defined, common MySQL commands.
Gists are a great way to share your work. You can share single files, parts of files, or full applications. You can access gists at Every gist is a Git repository, which means that it can be forked and cloned.
GitHub Alternative: Top 7 Best Source Code Hosting Sites
As many of you may know, Gitorious – a website that let you host (open source) projects using Git version control – was recently purchased by GitLab, and it is to stop operations from May, 2015. In relation to this, we have a roundup of 7 GitHub alternatives for you to check out. GitHub GitHub is the world’s largest, and most popular code hosting site. GitHub users have a choice of using either Git or Subversion as their VCS (Version Control System), to manage, maintain and deploy software projects. GitHub allows for free unlimited public code repositories all users.
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A step-by-step guide on migrating from WordPress to Hugo
I just finished the last bits of migration for this site. It involved moving my podcasts from the podcast.sysca.st domain to a dedicated overview on this site. In this post, I’ve documented all the steps I took to migrate from that WordPress system to this installation of Hugo. Installation of Hugo
What is Unified Modeling Language (UML)?
UML, short for Unified Modeling Language, is a standardized modeling language consisting of an integrated set of diagrams, developed to help system and software developers for specifying, visualizing, constructing, and documenting the artifacts of software systems, as well as for business modeling and other non-software systems. The UML represents a collection of best engineering practices that have proven successful in the modeling of large and complex systems. The UML is a very important part of developing object oriented software and the software development process. The UML uses mostly graphical notations to express the design of software projects.
Top 10 Free GitHub Alternatives for Private Repositories
Github though is huge resource for most of the developers; it is restricted and not always possible to be use without any hurdle as there might be issue with the client and employers to host the code from their private servers. However you may have a few side projects that may not pay for those private repositories. And that why there few alternatives that can be used instead of Github. Some alternatives may be personally posted and some may not be.
Guide to Windows 10 Task Manager – Part II
In Part I of this series, we talked about how to open the task manager and went over the Processes, Details and Services tab. In this second part, we’re going to go over the Performance and App History tabs. In Part III, we’ll talk about the Startup and Users tabs.
How We’re Using WordPress as a Headless CMS
The following is a transcript of the talk on Using WordPress as a Headless CMS, that developer Benjamin Read gave at WordCamp London 2018. The talk covered: 1.
Compound Interest Calculator
How compound interest works Compound interest is simple: It’s the interest you earn on both your original deposit and on the interest you continue to accumulate. Compound interest allows your savings to grow faster over time. In an account that pays compound interest, the return is added to the original principal at the end of every compounding period. That's typically daily or monthly.
The State of the Octoverse: top programming languages of 2018
This article is part of a series based on our 2018 State of the Octoverse report—trends and insights into GitHub activity, the open source community, and more from the GitHub Data Science Team. At the core of every technology on GitHub is a programming language. In this year’s Octoverse report, we published a brief analysis of which ones were best represented or trending on GitHub.
How To Use ADB Wirelessly On Your Android
ADB stands for Android Debug Bridge and it’s a utility you can install on your computer to perform actions on your Android device. If you’ve ever searched for any customization options for your Android device, you’ve likely heard of this utility as it’s used to customize Android devices as well. In most cases, ADB is used over a USB connection to send and execute commands from your computer to your Android device.