From a subversive Git to Comic Sans at CERN, a roundup of our favourite tech pranks from around the web.
Java EE 7 support and Orion improvements are on the menu for the open sources latest release train
JAX Editor Chris Mayer managed to catch a few minutes with Github trainer Tim Berglund at JAXConf 2013, to discuss the social coding hub’s radical success over 5 years. Tim also reveals his top tips for those who’ve not jumped on board with Git yet, as well as telling us why he loves Git.
The Git-SVN server side mirror promising to ease the pain of moving across to Git has landed with a full version – will enterprises snap it up before the year is out?
Kohsuke Kawaguchi, creator of Jenkins and architect at CloudBees, discusses how to use Jenkins to efficiently shift more workload from your laptops and computers to servers. By using “pre-tested commits” you can make changes safely so that your changes don’t block others, run tests asynchronously, and avoid compounding errors intrinsic to large projects with numerous developers contributing to the repository. Advances in distributed version control systems (such as Git) made it possible to test every commit separately before it hits the team’s main branch. This helps you keep the main branch more stable, and lets you get more values out of the CI server. In this session, Kohsuke look at the details of this technique, and how to make it work with your projects. It covers
Yet another Git repository overlord – but trust us, this little project is nifty
Arriving at the perfect time, a new project that aims to ease the transition from the repository of old to the sleek new one. But is it worth it?
Just days after the huge simultaneous release, Groovy joins in the fun
Just a good dose of spring cleaning from the Hudson team, after last month’s mammoth launch.
Newest Subversion arrives, progressing the versioning control slightly, but can they compete with Git?
Version control for Apache gets a new release with some new features and , of course, bug fixes.
PLUS, new releases for Apache Tomcat and JRuby!
Jenkins now offered as an integrated part of the uberSVN platform.
WANdisco launch new app store, for the changing CRM environment.