I’m still really on the fence regarding the flame war between Git and
Mercurial; they both have their strengths and weaknesses. (In case
you’re wondering, the reason I haven’t been forced to make a decision
yet is because \$WORK uses Perforce .) When I learn about one trick ...
All of us programmers have made this mistake before: we’ve submitted
code that we thought was correct only to have it fail during compilation
because of a simple syntax error. Just between you and me (and the rest
of the interwebs), I did this last week. Then I thought ...
Lately I've been spending some of my free time giving back to the Python
community, sending in patches and doing patch reviews for the core
Python project. The Python project uses Mercurial for its source code
management. So I've been able to get a little more familiar with ...