Git/posh-git commands

  • September 25, 2013
  • James Skemp
This is a rough list, in no particular order (yet), but here's the commands I've found useful after being converted to posh-git after my Google+ post. git add -u Add all changes (including deletions) git rm <file> Stage file deletion. git commit -m "Message" Commit with Message. git push Push to GitHub git status See what has changed/etcetera git pull Pull from GitHub git add <tab> <tab> Add multiple files, space delimited git diff <file> Difference.

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Brief thoughts after 1 month of GitHub

  • March 1, 2013
  • James Skemp
I've been using GitHub for a little more than a month now, and it's been about 2 weeks since I shut down the machine running my local Subversion instance. GitHub for Windows needs some work, but given that Phil Haack is/was working on the Windows aspect, I feel pretty confident that it'll continue to get better. Moving to a system that allows for public repositories also allowed me to publish some really old code, that might be of benefit to someone.

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Importing an existing Web site into Subversion

  • July 13, 2008
  • James Skemp
Last time, I played around with Subversion in order to determine just how Subversion worked. This time I'm actually going to create a repository for a site to store the current version, and work through making a couple of updates. Existing site structure The site that I'll be working with is DoNotDenyMyUnicorn.com. It's a small, stable, site, that has just a few files. It's also relatively clean, with no previous versions floating about.

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Playing around with Subversion with a test repository

  • July 12, 2008
  • James Skemp
I've flirted with source/version/revision control since September 2006 (with Subversion), but have never really dug in to actually do anthing with it. But now, that changes. The following guide was created using Subversion 1.4.6 and TortoiseSVN 1.4.8. However, this should still be applicable. Also, because of the number and size of the images, I've limited the images shown directly in the guide. All links to these images should open in a new window.

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Review of Steve Krug's Don't Make Me Think: 2nd Edition (with notes)

  • September 28, 2007
  • James Skemp
As it promises, Steve Krug's Don't Make Me Think: 2nd Edition, is a quick, but extremely usable, guide to Web usability and design. The book took me less than a day to read (less than 3 hours total over the days of September 26 and 27, of 2007), but has become, in my mind, a requirement for even beginners (like myself) of Web design. Since everyone who develops for the Web should have some idea of design and usability, this book should really be a mandatory requirement for said work.

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Eclipse SDK 3.2.2 to Ubuntu 7.04

  • June 12, 2007
  • James Skemp

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Version control systems - any suggestions?

  • September 14, 2006
  • James Skemp
Version control is something that I've been interested in for the past several months (actually, what month is it, September? I guess it's been longer than just a couple of months) but that I haven't been able to dig into as much as I'd like. Subversion keeps coming up as a good piece of software, with the addition of Trac. Since I wrote the guide to installing Apache 2.0.x a bit ago, I have no reason for not getting started with Subversion.

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Logical coding

  • May 28, 2006
  • James Skemp

When it comes to proper coding, you should know the most important rule of all; LIFO. However, not even LIFO nor the W3C can really tell you which order to put certain elements. In the nature of Web 2.0, I'll discuss some of the standards I've been bouncing around for HTML text markup when the same text is given multiple attributes.

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