[CentOS] how to work with Code Repositories, but for web development?

Dave Cross davorg at gmail.com
Thu Feb 11 11:31:34 UTC 2010


On 11 February 2010 11:26, Rudi Ahlers <rudiahlers at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 1:09 PM, Dave Cross <davorg at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 11 February 2010 10:44, Rudi Ahlers <Rudi at softdux.com> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> >
>> > I would like some suggestion on this matter please. I have never
>> > bothered
>> > using any code repositories / version control systems for our web
>> > development project, many cause I didn't know any better, and probably
>> > cause
>> > most of our projects don't really require that we need to keep a history
>> > of
>> > what has changed. i.e. a client wants to change something on their
>> > website,
>> > and we change it, whether it's cosmetics or code (normally PHP & MySQL).
>>
>> [ snip ]
>>
>> If you're just getting into source code control, then I'd strongly
>> recommend bypassing "legacy" systems like CVS and Subversion. Most of
>> the world seems to be moving to distributed system like git
>> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Git_%28software%29).
>>
>> You can host your own git repositories, or you can use a third party
>> hosting service like github (http://github.com/).
>>
>> I moved all of my projects from Subversion to github
>> (http://github.com/davorg/) a year ago and I'm very happy with it.
>>
>
> Thanx Dave, I'll check it out. Isn't GIT more aimed at software, than web
> development projects?
>
> P.S. I don't have a problem hosting my own code, we already have all the
> infrastructure in place :)

Git can be used to store any data that you want to keep different versions of.

Dave...


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