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.
This is the second post of two posts concerning code reviews on my company’s blog. This time I emphasis on one of the benefits of code reviews: Getting rid of unnecessary code.
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.
My first post on my company’s blog concerns a benchmark regarding redundancy in build (continuous integration) systems. It is the result of a scientific study I performed together with Shane McIntosh. In addition, it outlines the achievements of refactoring a large-scale build infrastructure of one of our customers.
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…