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A successful Git branching model

20/01/2010 @ 20:00 UTC

Simon Willison : A successful Git branching model - A successful Git branching model. This looks eminently sensible. The master branch is used for production-ready code, and is only updated by merging from either release branches or emergency hotfix branches. A develop branch is used for integration (fro [via]

deusx : nvie.com » Blog Archive » A successful Git branching model - "In this post I present the development model that I’ve introduced for all of my projects (both at work and private) about a year ago, and which has turned out to be very successful. I’ve been meaning to write about it for a while now, but I’ve

Jeremy Zawodny : A successful Git branching model - A successful Git branching model: good explanation of a very sane looking release and branching model

The Demise of CSS: Why Sass and Languages Like It Will Triumph

19/01/2010 @ 17:00 UTC

cobra libre : The Demise of CSS: Why Sass and Languages Like It Will Triumph #

deusx : The Demise of Plain CSS: Why Sass And Languages Like It Will Triumph - "Just like higher-level programming languages compile to assembler, so Sass compiles to CSS. And just as higher-level programming languages eventually replaced the regular usage of assembler, so Sass (or a language like it) will eventually replace CS

MagickJack GSM

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

nelson : MagickJack GSM - Interesting, an unlicensed femotcell for internet telephony on your cell phone

deusx : AP News: MagicJack's next act: disappearing cell phone fees - "The device is, in essence, a very small cellular tower for the home. The size of a deck of cards, it plugs into a PC, which needs a broadband Internet connection. The device then detects when a compatible cell phone comes within 8 feet, and places

AndroidSPIN • View topic - [ROM] Drizzy's DROID 2.1 for G1

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : AndroidSPIN • View topic - [ROM] Drizzy's DROID 2.1 for G1 - "Our good friend Drizzy has been hard at work converting the DROID Android 2.1 ROM over to the HTC Dream / T-Mobile G1 and his dedication has paid off. YES, You did read that right. Drizzy has also made this DROID rom from Android 2.1."

Review - Is DVD Digital Copy worth the trouble?

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : Review - Is DVD Digital Copy worth the trouble? - "Not only are you paying for a DRM infested file that will only play on a couple of devices and getting files which aren't optimized for the portable devices they're supposed to be designed for, you have to wait several weeks to get the sam

thestar.com iPhone : The 'Israelification' of airports: High security, little bother

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : thestar.com iPhone : The 'Israelification' of airports: High security, little bother - ""Do you know why Israelis are so calm? We have brutal terror attacks on our civilians and still, life in Israel is pretty good. The reason is that people trust their defence forces, their police, their response teams and the security agencies.

Lady GaGa vs. Human League (AplusD Mashup Mix) on Vimeo

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : Lady GaGa vs. Human League (AplusD Mashup Mix) on Vimeo - "Lady GaGa - Bad Romance vs. Human League - Don't you want me."

DICK THE COWARD - The Washington Monthly

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : DICK THE COWARD - The Washington Monthly - "Democrats, at the time, didn't launch an assault against the Bush administration, and we didn't see Al Gore condemning the White House. It simply didn't occur to Democrats in 2001 to use the attempted mass murder of hundreds of Americ

The Same Old Washington Blame Game | The White House

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : The Same Old Washington Blame Game | The White House - "President Obama doesn’t need to beat his chest to prove it, and – unlike the last Administration – we are not at war with a tactic (“terrorism?), we at war with something that is tangible: al Qaeda and its violent extremist allies. And we

Rachel Maddow rips apart Cheney, GOP attack machine - Daily Kos TV (beta)

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : Rachel Maddow rips apart Cheney, GOP attack machine - Daily Kos TV (beta) - "Again, my friends and colleagues in the media have two choices in covering this. You can just copy down what the Republicans and Vice President Cheney are saying, and click "send," call it journalism, or you can actually fact-check those c

Antennapedia - Journal migration tool

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : Antennapedia - Journal migration tool - "I've written a command-line tool for migrating journal entries from any LJ-style server to any other LJ-style server. This tool needs testers. It should run on any system with a recent Python installed. That means OS X out of the box, most Linu

B10m: "Religious backfire"

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : B10m: "Religious backfire"

GPS-led travel goes amiss; 3 Ore. parties rescued - Yahoo! News

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : GPS-led travel goes amiss; 3 Ore. parties rescued - Yahoo! News - "If you are following your GPS and all of a sudden you find yourself in the middle of nowhere with snow all around, don't go there. Turn around."

Taking Inventory » Blog Archive » The Upgrade Guarantee

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : Taking Inventory » Blog Archive » The Upgrade Guarantee - "I GUARANTEE THAT IF YOU BUY THE GET LAMP DVD ONLINE THROUGH THIS SITE, ANY FUTURE EDITIONS OF GET LAMP WILL BE AVAILABLE TO YOU AT COST OR CLOSE TO COST."

What Airline Passengers Can Learn - TIME

11/01/2010 @ 12:12 UTC

deusx : What Airline Passengers Can Learn - TIME - "This now familiar ritual distracts us from the real lesson, which is that we are not helpless. And since regular people will always be first on the scene of terrorist attacks, we should perhaps prioritize the public's antiterrorism capability

Slow Cooker Chickpea and Lentil Stew | WholeFoodsMarket.com

29/12/2009 @ 19:00 UTC

deusx : Slow Cooker Chickpea and Lentil Stew | WholeFoodsMarket.com - "This hearty stew offers rich flavor at the approachable price of about $2.48 per serving. Warm pieces of naan bread make the perfect accompaniment. "

Diabetic Recipes: Hearty Lentil Stew Recipe

28/12/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : Diabetic Recipes: Hearty Lentil Stew Recipe - "A high-fiber stew for the slow cooker with lentils, mixed vegetables, peanuts, and tomato sauce. "

Movement Mechanics in “The Legend of Zelda? « Troy Gilbert

28/12/2009 @ 08:00 UTC

deusx : Movement Mechanics in “The Legend of Zelda? « Troy Gilbert - "While Link can move a single pixel at a time, in any direction, the longer he continously moves in any direction the more he gravitates toward aligning himself with the underlying grid of the screen. The tile grid for LoZ is 16 tiles wide by 14 tile

cobra libre : Movement Mechanics in "The Legend of Zelda" [via#

Founder’s Brewing Company Breakfast Stout Clone

28/12/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

deusx : Founder’s Brewing Company Breakfast Stout Clone

The 10 Least Successful Holiday Specials of All Time « Whatever

28/12/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

deusx : The 10 Least Successful Holiday Specials of All Time « Whatever

Eric Meyer : The 10 Least Successful Holiday Specials of All Time - Now going on five years old, and a total classic for every one of those years as well as all the years yet to be.

jwz - How to use Facebook with a feed reader

26/12/2009 @ 04:00 UTC

deusx : jwz - How to use Facebook with a feed reader - "I almost never actually visit the Facebook web site: I follow it through a feed reader (in my case, NetNewsWire) along with all of my other feeds. "

PHP Advent 2009 / You Don’t Need All That

23/12/2009 @ 06:00 UTC

deusx : PHP Advent 2009 / You Don’t Need All That - "The point I am trying to make is we’re getting a little crazy with our architectures. These days, we write PHP just like Java, but it’s not Java. It works completely differently, and we shouldn’t try to force patterns that aren’t necessarily

Google Open Source Blog: Export a Git Project to Google Code

23/12/2009 @ 03:00 UTC

deusx : Google Open Source Blog: Export a Git Project to Google Code - "Git and Subversion can work together in many ways. Previously, we showed how Git users can work with a project primarily managed by Subversion. In this post, we describe one way to handle the converse: Google Code acts as a stable read-only Subversi

Git: The Lean, Mean, Distributed Machine

22/12/2009 @ 02:00 UTC

deusx : Git: The Lean, Mean, Distributed Machine - "git The Lean Mean Distributed Machine By Chris Wanstrath anyway, i want to talk a bit about git today"

Irradiated Software - Cinch

21/12/2009 @ 20:00 UTC

joshua : Irradiated Software - Cinch - drag windows to left, right, or top, for half or full screenification. like sizeup

deusx : Irradiated Software - Cinch - "Cinch gives you simple, mouse-driven window management by defining the left, right, and top edges of your screen as 'hot zones'. Drag a window until the mouse cursor enters one of these zones then drop the window to have it cinch into plac

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