ColdFusion & Github Weekly Update Sept 10, 2010

September 10, 2010 by Mike Henke    1 Comment
Posted under: CFWheels · ColdFusion · Git · Github · Subversion

Two weeks since the last ColdFusion & Github. I will start with what I missed. A Mango Blog plugin for gists was announced Aug. 16th. You may be wondering what the heck are GISTS?

Gist is a simple way to share snippets and pastes with others. All gists are git repositories, so they are automatically versioned, forkable and usable as a git repository.

Pretty sweet huh? Now back to what has happened since the last update.

Interesting posts from the Git and ColdFusion blog realm

…about using Git rebase to squash a bunch of small commits into a single commit. I really like this approach as it allows me to commit frequently without having to litter my public repo with lots of meaningless commits. I've recently been researching Gitworkflows, trying to come up with a workflow for contributors to ValidateThis, and noticed …  
…SVN and GIT working on the same repository. Git SVN read write support NOTE: While my original intention was to keep SVN as a read only resource in the GIT Google forums users are reporting this works for read write. Not sure I suggest that but this is an amazing assitant to moving to GIT. NOTE 2: On your git project home page (I am logged in …

 

…talk about Git in the ColdFusion community recently. And rightly so, it's a really nice source control management system. But there's more to Git than source control. To find out other uses for Git I recommend folks read or listen to the interview with ProGit author and Git evangelist, Scott Chacon. Scott discusses how GitHub uses Git and descri…

 

Git; a Eclipse plugin to use the distributed version control system Git. It is based on Eclipse 3.6 (Helios).

 

ColdFusion on Github Highlights

Terry Ryan is keeping his releasing code on github streak going with CFConsole. Round of applause for Terry, now people start forking and help the guy out :-) DI/1 – Inject One was added to Github during CFUnited but sparked some conversation about Reinventing the Wheels vs Collaberating on existing projects. ColdBox Platform is on Github now. John Blandii has created a Cooking Wheels site and the source is on github.  LitePost,  a lightweight CFML-based blog application built in various ColdFusion frameworks, is on github. Currently, FW/1, Wheels, ColdMVC, MachII, and Model-Glue have examples. The MachII and Model-Glue examples need updated if anyone is interested in contributing.