Category Archives: git

Happy 10th Birthday Git!

If you read this blog, you’ve probably already heard that today marks the 10 year anniversary of Git’s first commit (of its own code). My buddy Ryan and I decided to build this really cool web site to celebrate, but … Continue reading 

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Using A Single Git Repository For Multiple Heroku Projects

SignalLeaf has 2 separate services, at this point: the web app and the media server. Both of these services are deployed to Heroku, each on their own Heroku app instance. This allows me to scale them as needed. I give … Continue reading 

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How to use Git and Github for Windows from within a Windows auth proxy network.

If you work at a company where you need to type in your user id to access sites on the internet and when you want to use git to push to a repository on the internet and it just hangs. … Continue reading 

Also posted in BDD, C# | 19 Comments

Why GitHub’s pricing model stinks (for us)

I love GitHub. I use it for websites, I use it for OSS, I use it for a dump of blog post code. I love the website, I love the tools, I love the apps. I love that it’s in … Continue reading 


Github for windows – I would send a pull request if I could

I am a huge fan of Github for Windows. I believe it is a major game changer for using GIT on windows machines. It took a horrible installation experience and turned it into a pleasant surprise. I think that the … Continue reading 

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Build Monitoring in the cloud

I have been using a number of services in the cloud lately, AppHarbor, Azure Websites, MyGet, Code Betters Team City OSS Continuous Integration server. While these services are making deploying websites and nuget packages easier then ever.  I do not … Continue reading 

Also posted in Testing, Tools | 3 Comments

Why Source Control Matters and Hopefully it’s Git

I had an interesting and fun discussion last week with my fellow Headspring employees. I’m a big advocate of using git and I’m also the type of person that likes clean code and clean commits. Combining these two things and … Continue reading 

Also posted in C# | 9 Comments

Using posh-git and posh-hg together

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 

Also posted in Mercurial | 3 Comments

posh-git v0.4

I figure a year between releases is plenty, so I’ve tagged a v0.4 release of posh-git. Really the notion of versions for a bunch of scripts on which noone depends seems a bit silly…if a feature seems to be missing, … Continue reading 

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I accidentally the code

I’m not going to sit back and let Ryan slip all the memes into Los Techies. After a slip up earlier today… here’s something that I couldn’t help but say inside my head:

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