The Open API Initiative group is evolving what has become the de-facto standard API Description Format to produce a consistent and compatible format for describing APIs, allowing interoperation between tooling, systems, and runtime environments. Tony Tam, creator of the popular Swagger Specification is providing an update on the group activity.
Mike McQuaid, Software Engineer at GitHub, has written "Git in Practice" which provides over 60 techniques for working with and managing Git projects. InfoQ caught up with Mike, and asked about it, including his advice for teams considering migrating to Git and what tools to use.
Source controls systems are not just black boxes that just work. If you don’t properly maintain your repositories, they will eventually become a major burden to the developers who are trying to use it. Tools can help with this, such as Roberto Tyley’s BFG Repo-Cleaner for Git. This tool is used to remove large binary files that were accidentally checked into a git branch.
Git and GitHub LiveLessons is a video course based on a live workshop given by Peter Bell. Here, we present the course content and finally ask a few questions to the course's author.
Learning Gerrit Code Review presents an overview of the Gerrit review tool, from how to install and configure projects through to how to integrate with other services like GitHub and Jenkins.
In his new article Jonathan Natkins explains how to use components of Apache Hadoop, including Flume, Hive and Oozie to implement a typical Data management system. 2
Adoption and interest for Distributed Version Control Systems is constantly rising. We will introduce the concept of DVCS and have a look at 3 actors in the area: git, Mercurial and Bazaar. 28