Monday, December 21, 2015

Episode 49: Tamper Protection

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Intro Topic: Why do things cost what they do?

    Tamper Protection


    Monday, December 7, 2015

    Episode 48: Source Control

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    Public Service Announcement: Backing Up

    • Source Control: See Below :-)
    • Small files: Use free cloud services
      • Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud drive
    • Photos: Use Facebook/Google Photos
    • Other Large Files: Use a private service and link friends/familys' computers
      • Syncthing, Bittorrent Sync

    Book of the Show

    Tool of the Show

    • Jason: Qt
    • Patrick: Wayward Souls (iOS & Android)

    Source Control / Version Control

    • Overview
      • History of each file in the code base
      • Keep backup of work (ability to roll back changes) 
      • Lock vs Merge
        • Work on several files in parallel
    • Pros
      • Don’t have to manually merge
      • Don’t have to use ftp/email to keep resources in sync
      • Can easily rewind time and keep track of branches
      • Ability to apply bug fixes without adding new features (branches)
      • Uses file differences to reduce space
    • Cons
      • Needs to keep entire history (sometimes even on every client)
      • Not designed for large files
        • Github Large File Storage
      • Not designed for archiving
        • Use syncthing / bittorrent sync / dropbox / rsync
    • History
      • 90’s
        • Concurrent Versions System (CVS)
        • Rational Clearcase
        • Microsoft SourceSafe
        • Razor
      • 2000’s
        • Microsoft SharePoint
        • Subversion
      • 2005 - present
        • Git
        • Mercurial