Launches … are a poor representation of how great software today is built. It’s a holdover from the days of boxed software, where supply chains had to be managed and masters golded. The same that is true then is still true now: great software is the result of continuous refinement. The only thing different today are the release schedules.
Software today is developed on a continuum. The discrete measure of software progress is a commit.
Finishing May Like a Machine™…er, like a machine.
Another great feature from our friends at GitHub:
Starting today, you can use commit messages to close issues in other repositories.
Now you can include “fixes user/repo#45″ in your commit message, and it will close the referenced issue, provided you have…
I want to build something fun and useful. I think it might surround Tumblr, but I’m not sure exactly how. I’d like to do something besides a theme, although I have a couple of those rolling around in my mind—mostly typography-based.
When speaking about gay marriage, gay relationships, or gay anything, many evangelical Christians like to say, “In Genesis, it was Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve.”
Sorry, folks, but you’re wrong. Though the lineup has changed over the years, Genesis was Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford, and Tony Banks. Additionally, Steve Hackett was a member from 1971-1977, so though Genesis actually had a Steve, there was no Adam. Or Eve.