Some random thoughts about using #Git (rant, rant, rant, ...)

Few days ago I've found absolutely tremendous post about practical Git usage - written by GitHubber & ex-Microsoftie: Phil Haack. The post itself is all about aliases Phil uses in his every-day scenarios. Even if I use Git & GitHub on daily basis, I have to admit I've learned something new again. But the best thing about this post is not nifty syntax - Git is that flexible & "capacious" that you could imagine literally dozens of Git usage patterns: it's always good to hear about someone else's good practices & use cases. As you may may already…

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Genchi Gembutsu with Vagrant & Chef = hell, I have to learn Ruby ...

I’ve spent last few days on setting up the nice, pipe-lined solution for enterprise-level logging. It involves few interesting distributed technologies, running on Linux (we’re almost 100% Windows-based here atm), so I’ve decided to give a go to some nice virtualization and provisioning tools - namely: Vagrant (http://www.vagrantup.com/) & Chef (http://www.opscode.com/chef/). There’s a lot of praise for those through the web, so I had high hopes. Here’s my story … Installation & initial setup No issues for both Vagrant and Chef. Keep in…

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