Tag Archives: version control

Build the VCS Habit

I’ve preached the value of Version Control Systems (VCS) for many years now. In various writings, in the talks I’ve given on development, CI, DevOps, and more, I always talk about the value of a VCS. One thing I often say is … Continue reading

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Building Helpful Commit Messages

Using a VCS (Version Control System) is important in any modern software development environment. I still can’t believe that both application and database developers are using a VCS at less than the 95% level, but surveys constantly show this. I’m … Continue reading

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Great Developers Use Source Control

I was rewatching Ike Ellis (b|t) talk on the habits of Great SQL Developers from SQL in the City 2018, and his first item was “Use Source Control“. I happen to agree with Ike, which is why I’m writing this, and I … Continue reading

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The Control Poll

This editorial was originally published on May 17, 2013. It is being re-run as Steve is out of the office. I was reading about version control systems (VCS) recently, brushing up on some skills, and saw this quote in a thread: “There … Continue reading

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