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Astonishments, ten, in the history of version control < Francis is
"The (for now) final end product seems incredibly obvious. And popular.

Yet it took decades of iterative innovation, from some of the cleverest minds in the field, to make something so apparently simple yet powerful.

And every step was astonishing." This is great stuff from Francis.
scm  vcs  versioncontrol  history  programming  francisirving  writing 
december 2011 by infovore
Ian Bogost - Guru Meditation
"Guru Meditation also reminds us of the long history of experimentation with physical controllers in the mainstream consumer videogame market, even when both that market and its critics would have us believe that physical interfaces are as new as DDR or Nintendo Wii." A game for Atari 2600 + Joyboard, and also available as an iPhone port; make the yogi fly by sitting perfectly still, and perfectly upright. Written in assembler, and everything.
games  software  atari  vcs  balance  meditation  ianbogost 
may 2009 by infovore
Cyclopedia Square: 'git revert' Is Not Equivalent To 'svn revert'
A useful guide, although perhaps more detailed than you'd normally need. Still, clear instructions for handling reverting changes in git.
tips  git  versioncontrol  vcs  scm  reverting 
january 2009 by infovore
Everyday GIT With 20 Commands Or So
A nice simple explanation of what using Git is really like.
git  versioncontrol  vcs  scm  sourcecontrol  tutorial  tips 
august 2008 by infovore
Version Control for Designers
Great for designers, or anyone else with no knowledge of version control, but a not-half-bad introduction to Git at the same time.
git  vcs  scm  sourcecontrol  versioncontrol  tutorial 
june 2008 by infovore
Welcome to GitCasts
GitCasts: screencasts about git. Does exactly what it says on the tin.
development  screencast  scm  git  programming  versioncontrol  vcs 
may 2008 by infovore
Git Magic - Preface
"Git is a version control Swiss army knife. A reliable versatile multipurpose revision control tool whose extraordinary flexibility makes it tricky to learn, let alone master. I'm recording what I've figured out so far in these pages." Really excellent.
git  vcs  sourcecontrol  versioncontrol  distributed  programming  development 
april 2008 by infovore

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