Talk in English - US at Dutch PHP Conference 2018
View Slides: https://speakerdeck.com/coudenysj/write-history-keep-a-diary-dutch-php-conferene-2018
Short URL: https://joind.in/talk/e4050 (QR-Code (opens in new window))
Nowadays developers, and others, have the habit to use Git or other version control systems when writing software. While the benefits of this are mostly seen by means of pull/merge requests, easy “undo” functionality, team collaboration and others, the real benefit is history. When did we change this piece of code, and more importantly: why?
By using clever commit message and branch strategies, you can reconstruct the way your or your colleagues’ brain was thinking a year ago! It will help you pinpoint the exact ticket where a client requested a specific change and by who it was sanctioned.
Start keeping a diary today, and write history!