Transitioning Git Projects

Git is a distributed version control system originally developed in 2005 by Linus Torvalds, the creator of the Linux operating system. Git commands are used to maintain a repository of git projects, where each project tracks changes to a set of files.

A fairly common activity for developers is to transfer a git project from one repository to another one. There are several ways to do this. However, the environments I typically work in have rather severe security constraints, so I’m not expecting one repository to have direct access to the other repository.
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Excellent Cucumber Resource

David de Florinier and Gojko Adzic have done a great service by providing a free online book about Cucumber, a tool for Behavior Driven Development (BDD) that has become widely used in the Ruby, Java and .NET comunities. It’s available in PDF form, or can be read online. Check it out today!

Note: (2017/08/24) The link has been removed because it’s no longer active. Apparently, it now points to a dating web site of some sort.

MetroStar Launches Video Contest Platform

My company, MetroStar Systems, just a launched a new product called Votridea. It’s a contest platform, generalized from our ExchangesConnect online video contest, that can foster brand awareness, build social communities and promote innovation.

BBC Redesigns Their Web Site

The BBC has decided to re-design their web site. This blog entry provides in-depth details about the whole design process, as the BBC rebuilds its entire online digital image. There are some nice insights here. Check it out.

AWStats Now Working

Finally got AWStats working for this blog site. I’ve already got SiteMeter (the free version), which provides one view of the site’s traffic, but it will be interesting to contrast this with the more detailed view provided by AWStats.