GIT_2 : Workflows: branch and fork

In the last article we discussed some basic git concept. Now I want to introduce some GIT workflows to be used while developing code in teams, that uses Pull Requests and code reviewers. In particular I want to explain how to keep the master history clean and how to avoid all those ugly merges and unnecessary commits that a lot of teams have in their master history. 

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GIT_1 : (not so) Basic Concepts

If you are a programmer and if your team consist of more than 1 person, then you are probably using GIT. There are two ways to use git: the wrong way and the right way. If you never used “rebase” command or if you never squashed any of your commits or if you never heard about forks, then you are probably using it wrong. Ah before we start, I assume that you are familiar with basic git terminology. 

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MongoDB optimization

Databases are like religion. Everyone believe to withhold the ultimate best solutions… These ordered collection of data that are in the core almost all (if not all) complex systems. Even Simple website like this, have thousands of entries in a sql like database, and they never creates problems, until … one rainy day they do became slow, unresponsive, resource hungry…  and that is where the pain start. Today I will give some hint on how to try to optimize a MongoDB database, by looking at its stats(). Continue reading “MongoDB optimization”

PC boot process – Compatibility mode and secure boot

This is the last article of the “PC booting process”  series and i want to quickly present few missing  concepts that you may incur related to this topic. Again, my task is not to make you an expert, but just to give you a good understanding on what is happening when you push your “on button” on your pc. So let’s start from where we left… Continue reading “PC boot process – Compatibility mode and secure boot”