Using Markdown in GitHub Pages

I really like the idea of GitHub Pages, and the way that it helps to manage the documentation for a project, bringing it in line with the same practices and tools used to manage the software development process. Of course, I would have been slightly happier if GitHub had chosen to use my own broadly-equivalent …

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Stringtree and Mojasef now on GitHub

It’s been a long time coming, but I have finally decided that the master source code of the Stringtree and Mojasef Java libraries will now be hosted at GitHub rather than Sourceforge. I have been using git to manage the rest of my software for a long time now, but my two main projects have …

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Erlang and Ruby Roundup: Vertebra, Scaling with Fuzed, Github

Whenever I bump into erlang (which seems to be becoming increasingly frequent) I seem to follow the same mental journey. First I look at the advantages, then admire the quality of the applications, then I get mired in trying to get my head around the syntax. Eventually I back off and decide to just run …

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Here’s the Gist of it — GitHub

This has all the attributes of an interesting article – distributed version control, “web 2.0” application, and so on. However, I can’t quite make it out without more exploration than I can afford right now. They seem to assume that readers know without explanation! Here’s the Gist of it — GitHub Can you get the …

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Beanstalk — Version Control with a Human Face

I’m intrigued by this. A hosted subversion service, which seems to be positioning itself alongside similar services for other protocols (e.g. GitHub). Right now I’m having trouble working out whether there are any significant extra features beyond what I get already with my account at Dreamhost . Beanstalk — Version Control with a Human Face

The Web 2.0 Show – A podcast about the new web – Episode – Episode 45 – GitHub – Created by Josh Owens and Adam Stacoviak

I’m getting more and more interested in distributed version control, as exemplified by Git, Mercurial and Bazaar. I’m still intrigued by how well such approaches might fit with the other development tools that I use, but there’s certainly a lot of buzz around their advantages. Recently I listened to a podcast from some American folks …

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