Variety is the spice of life, and now there is another DevOps platform to choose from. OneDev is a new, all-in-one, open source Git server with a simple to use UI, customizable issue states and fields, and auto-refreshing issue boards. Browse some of its features and see how it compares to other popular tools. Who knows, maybe OneDev is the platform that you have been searching for.
Git 2.25 has been released. It is designed to improve partial cloning of repositories, a feature that is still considered experimental, with the new
git sparse-checkout command. Let’s take a closer look and see what the version control system’s latest release has in store for us.
The goal of Gitea is creating simple, fast, painless self-hosted Git services. It is written in Go and was forked from Gogs, a similar open source project, in 2016. Its newest major release just arrived, with some new features and over 150 bug fixes. Why do people turn to self-hosting services? How does Gitea stack up to other providers or Git hosting solutions?
The newest version of Git arrived on November 3, 2019. What’s new in the open source project? Git 2.24 includes a number of notable features, bug fixes, and changes, including commit graphs enabled by default, and a newly adopted code of conduct. Let’s browse through the release notes and talk about some of the new features.
It’s been a little over a month since the last update, and now Git 2.23 is here with some new features, changes, and fixes. Some new experimental commands and new additions to existing commands are just a taste of what’s new in the latest version. Let’s take a closer look at what’s changed.
Project Skara’s goal in July last year was to look into the viable SCM alternatives to Mercurial. It looks like Git is to be OpenJDK’s new home, at least following JEP 357’s proposal. Let’s take a closer at look at what’s going on.
Source control management systems (SCM) are a part of the standard equipment of a software developer. Despite their daily usage, there are still many helpful techniques that are largely unknown. There are quite a lot of SCM tools . This article refers to the freely available, distributed SCM tool Git that has a very high relevance due to its widespread use. And with only a few adaptations many of the here presented practises can also be applied to other solutions as well, for example, subversion.
We first mentioned Gitpod last August. The new concept of this IDE allows you to create individual development environments from relevant GitHub repositories with just one click. Just like Project Theia, the company TypeFox is behind it. Co-founder Sven Efftinge, who is also product manager at Gitpod, introduces the new concept and explains the connection between Theia and Gitpod in an interview with JAXenter.
If you are looking for a new Git service to try and you are not familiar with Gitea, you are in the right place! Today we take a closer look at this self-hosted Git service and its newest release 1.7.0.
As our tech history series winds down, we want to take a moment and focus on a topic that has shaped how code is reviewed and how developers collaborate nowadays. Open your textbooks to chapter 11 – class is in session with the birth and evolution of social coding.
“The GDPR fever opened a greatly beneficial discussion on privacy protection – before that, nobody cared!”
Earlier this month, we reviewed the research of Vladimír Smitka on open .git folders in websites globally. The results of his research were remarkable – 390,000 web pages were found with open .git directory! So we invited Vladimir for a talk on his research, GDPR implications and his views on open source vulnerabilities.
Git 2.19 is here! The latest release comes with new features and all kinds of bug fixes. We take a look at what’s in store for developers.
The open-source, distributed version control system Git has had itself a major release. Git 2.6 brings dozens of new features and bugfixes, which comes as a relief to a number of users reporting bugs from previous versions.
The repository platform Git has recently shipped in version Git 2.5. The benefit of performance gains are rather extraordinary this time around with the addition of managing multiple working trees. The workfow for contributing has also been given a boost.