Git is an open-source DVCS (Distributed Version Control System) with an emphasis on speed.
Git was initially designed and developed by Linus Torvalds for Linux kernel development.

And Microsoft Buys GitHub

An year ago, we discovered MSWindows was developed on Git as revision control System On this week, Microsoft decided to buy GitHub. I suppose they had a tons on projects on GitHub platform already! By the way, GitLab (the first competitor) now offers the Enterprise edition to open source project….

Get rid of SVN under Windows

Another subversion repository Wellcome in 2002 subversion users! Some very old and stable customers has just discovered Subversion. Bad luck: a lot of cool  open source software are on git already! You can leave them with the old-as-your-grandpa subversion system, but you can develop with git in your local directory… Migrating from SVN to git under …

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Rebar poor proxy git fixer

Sometimes you are behind a http proxy, and the git:// protocol is not accessible. For instance on erlang rebar, all developers  prefer the git:// protocol when listing dependency. But how to fix it if you are behind a http proxy? Ask help to git… [bash] git config –global url. git:// [/bash] Credits:

Book Review: Git: Version Control for Everyone

I am very happy to announce the availability of “Git: Version Control for Everyone” book, written by Ravishankar Somasundaram I was involved as Book reviewer by the publisher, Packt Publishing. The book is very easy to read, and it is ideal if you need a soft&sharp introduction to Git.   I was very pleased to work with Packt …

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cvs2svn: cvs2git Documentation

cvs2svn/cvs2git is a tool that can be used to migrate CVS repositories to newer version control tools, including git. git is a distributed version control system most famous for being used for Linux kernel development. The program used to convert to git, called cvs2git, is distributed as part of the cvs2svn project. via cvs2svn: cvs2git …

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I hate XML, but now less then before thanks to SimpleXMLParser

I admit it: I hate xml square brackets dancing orgy, even in Java. Anyway, all is xml-ized around me. So in 2006 I developed a small XML parser based on SAX. It was a shitty dirty code for JDK 1.4 which let you parse xml stuff defining a method and forgetting about selectors, XPath,  XWing, Tie …

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