Using Git is great for version control for your various projects, but sometimes your repositories become so bloated with testing and development tools that the project becomes difficult to navigate. Not to mention how much more bandwidth is needed to pull and...Read More How I Became More Organized by Learning to [Git] Ignore
Fixing Things: Git Reset vs. Revert
Here at WebDevStudios (WDS) we use a GitFlow-like process during development. The branch and merge strategy allows for multiple developers to work on a multitude of various features concurrently. In practice, it allows us to have greater development speed and product stability with...Read More Fixing Things: Git Reset vs. Revert
Get Started with Git Command Line
For many, the command line is a scary place where the only way to interact with your computer is to write a bunch of cryptic commands. This often leads us, as developers, especially newbie devs, to look for a better GUI-centric option. But...Read More Get Started with Git Command Line
An Alternate Git Flow for Client Work
We’ve mentioned it before, but at WebDevStudios, we use git flow–a specific git workflow first proposed five years ago, though the original author, Vincent Driessen, says he had been using it for a year before posting about it. Git Flow works best...Read More An Alternate Git Flow for Client Work
Use Git to Test & Update Your Plugins for WordPress 4.2
So, you get an email like this one every time WordPress publishes a new release. 4.2 just went out, so I got this email a few days ago. I’m not a serious plugin developer like most out there. They aren’t premium plugins;...Read More Use Git to Test & Update Your Plugins for WordPress 4.2
Using Git Flow and Forget to Branch? Stash it.
Here at WebDevStudios, we use a variation of the Git workflow known as Git Flow. One of the benefits of using Git is quick and easy branching and merging without conflicts. Git Flow makes extensive use of branches to ensure that work...Read More Using Git Flow and Forget to Branch? Stash it.