Author Archives: Jason Meridth

About Jason Meridth

Continuously learning software developer trying to not let best be the enemy of better

git instaweb

I was reading “Pro Git” by Scott Chacon and was on the section about “git instaweb”. This is where you can run gitweb, a cgi script that comes with git, locally or on a server. I have successfully gotten gitweb … Continue reading 

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Using gsub to wrap substring

Over my lunch today I finally had an opportunity to use something I learned yesterday reading Dan Croak’s “gsub with a block” post on the Thoughtbot blog. I use the twitter gem and just display my last status on my … Continue reading 

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"git commit -a" and "git add"

I’ve heard or read too many git blog posts/pod casts state that if you create a new file in your local Git repo and you want to shorten the steps on getting it added to the local repository, all you … Continue reading 

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Git local pre-commit hook

I’ve personally added a pre-commit hook to my local git repos. It’s like a personal CI before I push back to origin/master. I run my tests locally anyway before committing and pushing, so I thought I would automate it. I … Continue reading 

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Git Post-receive hook with integrity post call

Using the following code: This git post-receive hook script queries the latest commit, gets the revision changes, and then passes that payload (via json) to a net/https POST call. I setup our Integrity CI server with a self-signed certificate and … Continue reading 

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Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 4

ROUGH DRAFT – NOT READY FOR RELEASE OR REVIEW   This post is on TortoiseGit.  For those that may be unaware, there is a very popular tool called TortoiseSVN that integrates with the Windows Explorer and allows a Windows User … Continue reading 

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Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 3

Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 1 Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 2 Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 3 THE .GIT FOLDER Note: The SHA1s and tags in this … Continue reading 

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Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 2

Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 1 Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 2 Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 3 UPDATE: I no longer use the “git pull –squash…” workflow.  … Continue reading 

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Git For Windows Developers – Git Series – Part 1

UPDATE: I’ve updated the msysgit installation screens so they are more current.  Git-1.7.7.1 is the latest one as of this update.  The subsequent screens show Git-1.6.3.  I assure you that all of the commands in the first three parts of … Continue reading 

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LosTechies welcomes Ryan Svihla

We are happy to announce a new member, Ryan Svihla. Ryan is an active member of the San Antonio software development community. Ryan regularly attends and contributes to AlamoCoders, The San Antonio Tech Book Club, and SA Ruby. His prior … Continue reading 

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