Author archive: Randy DeFauw
January 10, 2013
One of the hidden gems in P4VS, the Perforce Visual Studio plug-in, is using shelves for a simple code review system. It's easy, you don't need any extra tools, and there's a little enhancement coming in the next P4VS version in the next few weeks.
Let's say I've got a few files checked out in P4VS:
December 20, 2012
The Perforce community has produced some great integrations over the years, covering everything from text editors like Vim to CI tools like Jenkins. We just published a list to make these easier to find:Posted In:
December 13, 2012
I've been using Git Fusion for real work for a few weeks now. Using Git (and P4Sandbox) is great for me, since I'm a remote worker who travels a lot.
December 11, 2012
Are you using a task branching workflow? If so, merging is a routine part of your development workflow. Hopefully, those merges are fast and automated. The more often you merge, the smaller the merge is and the less chance you have a painful conflict to deal with.
If you're a release manager or branch guru, that's part of your consideration as you think about your branching model: how efficiently and easily are the changes flowing between branches?
December 04, 2012
November 28, 2012
Are you using an SSH client other than OpenSSH? In addition to OpenSSH-style public keys, the latest version of Git Fusion now also supports public keys in RFC 4716 format, as used by the ssh.com implementation and others. The full details of how to configure Git Fusion to support your SSH client are in the release notes and documentation, of course.Posted In: