Our Journey to GIT

This post on my company’s blog summarizes the the hurdles I had to take when migrating our code hosting from Subversion to Git: I had to combine the history of several Subversion repositories into one large Git repository and cleaning history from unneeded and big files. Oh—I also had to find an alternate solution for these cursed svn:exterenal links.

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Lessons from Code Reviews in the Wild (part 1): There is no exhaustive Review Checklist

This is the first post of two posts concerning code reviews on my company’s blog. I’m motivating why code reviews are an essential part of our daily work (also besides code) and then giving some insights why there is no exhaustive review checklist—a question I often got asked at customers when introducing peer reviews.

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Best album of 2011

2011 was a year with quite a few album releases, so I asked myself recently which one I like most. The descision is not easy since I grabbed CDs from different metal genres, but let’s see…

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