Create global .gitignore for user settings

When it comes to ignoring files in a git repository I do something I think many others have done.  I’ve added user level settings files to my .gitignore because I don’t want them included in my git repository.  You know, the files created by an IDE, operating system, or other applications.  Such as ‘.project’ created… Continue reading Create global .gitignore for user settings

Fun with Travis CI and PHP projects

I know I should have done this a long time ago, but I finally got my hands dirty with Travis CI.  I wanted to set up a php project on github to use Travis CI to monitor the status, in case I forgot to run the tests prior to pushing.  Unfortunately it was not as… Continue reading Fun with Travis CI and PHP projects

Developer advice

As the organizer of the SoFloPHP User Group I am often approached by entry to mid-level developers asking what they can do to advance in their career or become better developers.  Of course I am nowhere near perfect but have been around long enough to get a few bumps and bruises along the way, so… Continue reading Developer advice

Subversion force comments to be entered

wanted to force someone to put in comments when they did a commit. So, below you will find what I did to enforce that. (I am sure that there is a more graceful way to do it, but this is how I did it. With a default install of Fedora Core 4, Apache 2, and… Continue reading Subversion force comments to be entered

Make Subversion send an email upon post-commit

ore than a week ago I wrote about getting Subversion running remotely. However, now that I have multiple people using it remotely I want to know when someone commits changes. I have come to find out that this is very simple to do using hooks. However, I did run into a little trouble configuring it.… Continue reading Make Subversion send an email upon post-commit