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This is an old page from Rod Begbie's blog.

It only exists in an attempt to prevent linkrot. No new content will be added to this site, and links and images are liable to be broken. Check out begbie.com to find where I'm posting stuff these days.

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July 2, 2010

Commit Message Generator

For those times when you don’t know what to put in your commit message. “oops, forgot to add the file”

February 2, 2009

git ready: daily tips for the noob to the guru

Lotsa handy tips for better wrangling ‘git’. There’s so much cleverness under the covers, you need something like this to keep bringing the best bits to light.

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December 2, 2008

Why Git is Better Than X

Spent a chunk of today reading up on and playing around with git today. This summary seems pretty accurate from my initial pokings.

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April 15, 2008

Git Magic

Judging by the geeks I follow, I’m suspecting that learning Git should be high on my TODO list. This resource looks like a good place to start.

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February 25, 2008

Git - SVN Crash Course

Bookmarking this, since work has just started creating an officially sanctioned SVN repository, so it’s clearly time for me to start using a more esoteric source-control package.

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September 18, 2007

SSCM ( Simultaneous Source Control Managers (manager) )

Tool for syncing source control over multiple systems — seems ideal for those times that “corporate” insist on a standard version control package that everyone hates, and you want to use SVN/git/whatever.

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July 31, 2007

Fraser Speirs - A Subversion User Looks at Git

I’m seeing increased chatter about the source control package “git” at the moment. I should investigate it at some point.

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November 8, 2006

Ned Batchelder: Subversion branching quick start

Handy guide to understand the purpose of branching in source control, and examples of how it works in Subversion.

April 21, 2006

Sourceforge, Subversion and svn:externals | 2006-04-18 | BitWorking

Wow — I didn’t realise that Subversion allowed you to splice together revisions from multiple repositories. That could come in very handy.

February 16, 2006

Cenqua FishEye Source Perspective

To be investigated… Intriguing source-control browser (and searcher). I’ll have to give this a go at work tomorrow.

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About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.