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A text every software engineer should skim or even read…

The following text, by Neal Stephenson, a long but very nice read, is a commentary on why the proprietary operating systems business is unlikely to remain profitable in the future because of competition from free software. …This is “the Word” — one man’s word, certainly — about the art (and artifice) of the state of our computer-centric existence…. In […]

3 great talks about Git version control system

I’ve recently been a pretty strong advocate of using Git as a version control system. It is inherently different from any other system around and being distributed is definitely something that I enjoy a lot.Let me share here 3 nice talks that I’ve enjoyed and which all describe Git and will allow you to understand […]

Git, a very nice tool and adventure.

I’ve used Subversion, Source Safe, TFS and others. Today I use Git for hosting most of my projects. I chose to do it to learn the tool, the environment and the paradigms behind it. It also started mostly because my professional work requires it. And I like it this way. Git is a distributed version control system […]