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The Ship Show: Does Your Entire Team Have to Git It?

05.16.2013
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For episode 20, we tackle the topic of tooling proficiency on your release engineering, ops, and development teams, specifically through the lens of version control tools. Version control is becoming a ubiquitous part of the “DevOps movement,” and we talk through what level of understanding should be expected, what level of training should be provided, and whether those are different for different teams or different tools. Plus, we poke a lil’ fun at git, as we try to answer:

Does Your Entire Team Have to Git It?

Join J. Paul Reed, aka @SoberBuildEng, Youssuf El-Kalay, aka@buildscientist, Sascha Bates, aka @sascha_d, and EJ Ciramella, aka@eciramella, plus the last couple of weeks in News & Views and a new Tool Tip!

Or, download Episode 20, or any of our previous shows!

Show Links/Notes

Tool Tip

Youssuf introduces us to tig, an ncurses-frontend for git, similar to gitk, but great for machines where you don’t have Tcl or X!

Join Us!

Do you run into lack-of-proficiency with version control or other tools with teammates? Does it slow your team down? Is there a point in having “integration engineers” or “tool/language lawyers” anymore?

Join the discussion!

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