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Git 2.18 Adds Support for Git Protocol Version 2

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Jun 29, 2018 1

Support for the Git wire Protocol version 2 is now available in the latest official version of the Git client, Git 2.18, along with other new features aimed at improving performance and UI.

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Microsoft to Acquire GitHub for $7.5 Billion

by Daniel Bryant Follow 704 Followers on  Jun 04, 2018

Microsoft has announced an agreement to acquire GitHub, the software development platform and web-based hosting service for version control using Git. The deal should close later in the year, and both parties have stated that GitHub will remain an open platform that is committed to supporting developers using any tools and deploying to any platform.

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Git Vulnerability May Lead to Arbitrary Code Execution

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Jun 03, 2018

A flaw in Git submodule name validation makes it possible for a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on developer machines. Additionally, an attacker could get access to portion of system memory. Both vulnerabilities have been already patched in Git 2.17.1, 2.16.4, 2.15.2, and other versions.

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Trunk Based Development as a Cornerstone for Continuous Delivery

by Rafiq Gemmail Follow 6 Followers on  Apr 22, 2018 4

Dave Farley, co-author of the pivotal Continuous Delivery book, recently wrote about push-back to the practice of trunk based development, despite evidence of its role in achieving the benefits of CI and high performing teams. Jez Humble, his co-author, also commented in a twitter-thread on the cultural aspects of the practice to understand its relation to programmer psyche.

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Git 2.17 Improves Moved Code Diffs and Object Search

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Apr 13, 2018

Git latest release, version 2.17, brings a multiplicity of improvements and minor new features, including better moved code coloring, finding objects in history, and more.

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Git Continues to Improve Security and UI in Version 2.13

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  May 15, 2017

The latest release of Git introduces many changes aimed to improve its user interface, while also fixing two significant vulnerabilities.

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CodePlex Shuts Down; Migration to GitHub Recommended

by Abel Avram Follow 9 Followers on  Apr 01, 2017

Microsoft has decided to stop providing free hosting services for open source projects via CodePlex. Instead they have recommend moving to GitHub or other hosting providers.

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GitLab 9 Brings Subgroups, Deploy Boards, and Integrated Monitoring

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Mar 31, 2017

GitLab has announced version 9 of its collaborative platform for software development. Some of its most notable new features are subgroups and integrated performance monitoring, among others. InfoQ has spoken with Sid Sijbrandij, Co-Founder and CEO at GitLab.

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GitLab 8.16 Now Includes Monitoring and Extends Auto Deploy to Google Container Engine

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Jan 27, 2017

Following the introduction of auto-deploy to Kubernetes on OpenShift last month, GitLab 8.16 makes auto-deploy available on Google Cloud. Additionally, GitLab 8.16 improves its issue search and filter UI, and includes monitoring tool Prometheus and Slack-alternative Mattermost.

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GitLab 8.15 Introduces Auto Deploy and Web Terminal

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Dec 27, 2016

The latest GitLab version, 8.15, provides new CD/CI features aimed to automate deployments on a variety of platforms and to make it easier to reach your staging or production deployments through a command line interface.

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GitLab Survey Highlights Some Trends among Developers

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Nov 04, 2016

GitLab has released the outcomes of a survey they conducted among software professionals from 362 startups from July 6 through July 27. Main highlights are developers' preference for using latest tools and more collaboration; security is high-priority, but 81 percent admitted to releasing software before it’s ready.

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Proposed Consolidation of JDK 10 OpenJDK Mercurial Repositories

by Michael Redlich Follow 14 Followers on  Oct 21, 2016

Joe Darcy, JDK Engineer at Oracle, proposed a consolidation of the Mercurial (Hg) repositories for JDK 10 OpenJDK to a single repository that sparked a debate over scalability, performance, and other difficulties.

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GitHub Introduces Reviews, Projects, Improved API, and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Sep 14, 2016

At GitHub Universe conference in San Francisco, GitHub co-founder and CEO Chris Wansrath announced new tools and features aimed to improve collaboration through formal code reviews and Kanban-like project management. Additionally, GitHub will make it easier to integrate with the platform by launching a public platform roadmap and defining a formal process to solicit feedback and launch updates.

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BitBucket Introduces Disaster Recovery and Merge Strategies

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Sep 11, 2016

Recently released BitBucket Server and BitBucket Data Center 4.9 bring the possibility of defining a strategy for disaster recovery, setting a preferred merge strategy, and more.

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Git 2.10 Improves Push and Worktree Commands, Adds Style Options, and More

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Sep 05, 2016

Recently released Git 2.10 adds a few useful features to push, including more accurate progress info, support for extra options, and an improved --force-with-lease. Additionally, a few new options make working with signatures more convenient, and coloring schemes can use italic and strikethrough styles.

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