On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 9:38 AM, Thomas Ferris Nicolaisen
<tfn...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 9:30:24 PM UTC+1, Dimitris Papageorgiou
> wrote:
>> Do you think git would be useful for a solo developer as I am right now?
>> I am developing a web app alone-no other developers.
>> VCS is always useful kind of aid for a developer.
>> But I think Git is intended more for teams of developers that wotk on the
>> same project
>> so that they can take advantage of Git's distributed functionality.
>> I am asking these things because I am complete beginner in Git and in
>> general to version control systems
> Git works awesomely for solo projects. Just git init and you're up and
> running. Here's a starter's guide: http://rogerdudler.github.com/git-guide/

I absolutely agree with this.

git is great for solo developers, particularly if you hook up to
github or equivalent. That way losing a disk or having equipment
stolen is not so dramatic.

Even just having the ability to compare between revisions and manage
different branches of development makes git very powerful.

When my teenage kids started programming, the first thing I did with
them was get them to sign up to github and get into the habit of using

Nothing in programming is more tragic than having something work, then
make a few "benign" changes which screws everything up. git helps with

-- CHarles


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