Git. Soon, you’ll be using it, too. The definition of “soon” probably varies widely depending on what kind of person you are. But, no better time than now to start getting acquainted with the idea.
- If you’re currently a Subversion user, and who isn’t, then try the Git tutorial for Subversion users.
- There’s a Peepcode screencast on using Git.
- Git is pretty deeply hacker stuff and the default
gitkUI is uglier than sin. However, Chris Wanswrath and Tom Preston-Werner are adding some beauty to the equation with github.
Finally, what I really wanted to do here was publicly commend Dr. Nic Williams for his adept use at Star Wars metaphor and humanization of Grand Moff Tarkin in his post on using Git to manage the new Rails TextMate bundle. Well done, sir. I owe you a frosty one.