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 a larger team. The names here are arbitrary,...Continue Reading Fixing Things: Git Reset vs. Revert
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 GUIs can have their drawbacks, too. In my...Continue Reading Get Started with Git Command Line
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 when you are developing a product that has...Continue Reading An Alternate Git Flow for Client Work
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; I just share my code because it’s helpful...Continue Reading Use Git to Test & Update Your Plugins for WordPress 4.2
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 that you are currently developing doesn’t break things...Continue Reading Using Git Flow and Forget to Branch? Stash it.