So Google are shutting down Google Code. To be honest, I don’t think it will be much missed. It’s a tacit acknowledgement that the state-of-the-art for code-hosting sites, and even how to run code-hosting sites, has moved far beyond it with GitHub. Google have obviously worked with GitHub and BitBucket to support migration. And, ironically, […]
Good explanation of the GitHub culture, built, as you’d expect, around asynchronous pulling.
Another thing that I saw recently that looks pretty interesting : Fossil, a kind of source-control system with built in web-server and trac-like wiki and bug-tracking, all in a single executable file. I’ve no time to play with this at the moment, but it looks very cute.
My day-job means that I now have a github account. And I have to say, I am very impressed by it. I decided on bzr last year as my distributed source-control system, mainly because it felt so similar to svn and it was written in python. In comparison, git is still bloody confusing. But bzr […]
Git as versioned data-store in python.
I use Subversion source-control (I have one web-hosted repository, one on my pendrive, and I just started using Google Code.) But I’m tempted by distibuted source-management. The arbitrary decision as to whether I host a project online or on my pen-drive is … well … arbitrary, and sometimes needs to be revised. Distributed would be […]