BioI am an Architect for Dell.com on the Engineering Excellence team. I (co)Founded MvcContrib, Should, Solution Factory, and Pstrami open source projects. I have co-authored MVC 2 in Action, MVC3 in Action, and MVC 4 in Action. I am a Microsoft MVP.
I have founded some online conferences like aspConf, mvcConf, Community For MVC
- using the asp.net lego blocks to create a synchronized Kanban board.
- Tip to become a successful software engineer.
- ASP.Net Web Config Transform Console Utility released on nuget
- Are your unit tests still hard to read ? – Should Assertion Library
- Using sql compact for integration tests with entity framework.
- using MVC Navigation Routes in Twitter.Bootstrap.MVC4
Category Archives: mercurial
I use both Git and Mercurial for projects, as well as Powershell as a console for both. Both source control systems have awesome plugins in posh-git and posh-hg that provide nice statuses, tab expansions and so on. However, they don’t … Continue reading
I love Git. It’s very powerful tool that lets me bend my repository to my will, with commands and features that blow the other source control providers I’ve used out of the water. However, the tooling just doesn’t do it … Continue reading
Having done quite a bit of branching in centralized and distributed source control systems, I’m intimately aware of the additional (and I would say, unnecessary) pain centralized source control systems like Subversion and TFS bring to more powerful branching strategies … Continue reading
The following is highly opinionated, but it matches most closely to what typical Git workflows are. The nice thing about Hg is that its tools can hide the complexity of working with distributed version control systems (DVCS). That’s also a … Continue reading
Once you move to a distributed version control system such as Git or Hg, the concept of incremental commit numbers begins to lose its meaning as exists in centralized version control systems such as SVN or TFS. In centralized VCS, … Continue reading
In one picture: In Hg, branches are metadata included in each changeset. In the operation above, I created a branch, but that only marked the current directory with a branch name. The branch won’t actually show up unless I make … Continue reading
In the last post, we looked at a workflow very common in the Git sphere: utilizing local branches to create segregated workspaces for individual topic branches. As far as I can tell, this seems to be the preferred day-to-day workflow … Continue reading
The nice thing about distributed version control systems (DVCS) such as Git and Hg is that they both allow me to basically decide how my source control should fit with my short and long-term development workflows. A while back, I … Continue reading
This post covers how to setup mercurial(HG) as are local source control repository to sit in front of a Team Foundation Server . I am not going to go into the details of why you would want to run this … Continue reading
It took me a while to really settle in to a Git workflow I like to use on a daily basis. It’s a pretty common workflow, and is centered around local topic branches and rebasing. It’s not actually much different … Continue reading