A nice handbook for “unfucking” git commits with command line when things get ugly by Melanie G. A. PATRICK from Trivago
One I’d like to add myself, experimented today on my skin, is about fetching.
Let’s say you created some new tags on BitBucket/Stash/YourGitRepositoryOfChoice and now you want to checkout locally one of these new tags. You might assume that firing a “git fetch” will update everything, you proceed to checkout the tag but your command fails.
Turns out that if you want the tags to be updated, you’ll have to ask for them explicitly :
git fetch --tags
Before version 2 of git, the fetch command alone would update branches heads and with --tags option would update only tags, after version 2 when the option is included it will update tags and branches heads, aligning local workspace with remote repository.
Let’s start with a right and proper premise : when it comes to security there’s no silver bullet in this specific case the “s” that is affixed to the end of the HTTP protocol does, indeed, stand for “secure” but it should read “more secure“. Probably you’ve heard about the infamous Heartbleed bug that became notorious … Continue reading How to enable for free HTTPS for a site on shared hosting→
Big multinational companies like Expedia are not made up only of scattered offices across the globe, they avail of the help of global partners that play a vital role in supporting a scalable and flexible business growth. One of the great partners that supports Hotels.com technological developments is EPAM Systems with offices in Budapest, Hungary, … Continue reading Keep Calm and go to Budapest→
Creating an engaging and immersive User Experience does not come just from choices involving the position and role of specific components of an application, whether native or web. Historically Front End developers chase the chimera of customizing the appearance of elements that should be ruled by the operating system, in order to conform to the style of the brand, to … Continue reading Fifty shades of browser→
Addressing constantly malfunctioning services and dev environments with stubs and mocks in the long run is like addressing a broken pipe causing a water outage with water buckets, a JSON bucket is a temporary patch but not a permanent solution.
A very interesting podcast of Scott Kelton Jones, VP of Global User Experience Design, and Jason Chandler, Manager of Client Side Engineering, walking us through the process of adopting a Responsive Design strategy for Expedia’s worldwide digital ecosystem :
The FrontEnd team of Venere.com in mid November took off for Paris to attend two dotConferences organized in spectacular locations, with high level speakers and contents that have proven to meet expectations, in short an experience worth to be repeated. dotCSS Despite the important role that CSS plays in the construction of modern web applications the conference, held in November 14th, had difficulties in finding … Continue reading DotCSS && DotJS conferences @ Paris 2014→
Anno domini 2014, pocket devices have reached the power level of common personal computers if not superior, but low cost airline companies use the atomic mass as unit of measure to check the weight of the hand luggage, which means I have to make a choice: the clothes necessary to survive the cold of Sweden (yes, in August) … Continue reading Why WordPress mobile UX is Psyco approved→