[wingide-users] Incremental saving.... wingide-users Digest, Vol 118, Issue 13

Melton Low softw.devl at gmail.com
Wed Feb 26 19:06:21 EST 2014


Try this tutorial

http://rypress.com/tutorials/git/index.html

Take a look at these videos at the Git site.

http://git-scm.com/videos



On 26 Feb 2014, at 16:20, Strauch, Rebecca A (DFG) wrote:

> I was wondering about a good tutorial, so thanks for sending.
>
> I hope this information helps Diliupg  who started this thread too.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Melton Low [mailto:softw.devl at gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 12:54 PM
> To: Strauch, Rebecca A (DFG)
> Cc: Kim Branson; wingide-users at wingware.com
> Subject: Re: [wingide-users] Incremental saving.... wingide-users 
> Digest, Vol 118, Issue 13
>
> Read through the Pro Git book.  You only need to read the first 3 
> chapters to get going.
>
> http://git-scm.com/book
>
> Good luck, Mel
>
> On 26 Feb 2014, at 13:25, Strauch, Rebecca A (DFG) wrote:
>
>> I will give that a try.  Thanks
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Kim Branson [mailto:kim at hessianinformatics.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 11:24 AM
>> To: Strauch, Rebecca A (DFG)
>> Cc: wingide-users at wingware.com
>> Subject: Re: [wingide-users] Incremental saving.... wingide-users
>> Digest, Vol 118, Issue 13
>>
>> thats what i mean, install git , and run it locally.
>> -kim
>> On Feb 26, 2014, at 12:20 PM, Strauch, Rebecca A (DFG)
>> <rebecca.strauch at alaska.gov> wrote:
>>
>>> I doubt my development would ever go into git unless it was a
>>> local/internal version.  Git seems great for larger projects, but
>>> most likely not worth it for my projects.
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: wingide-users-bounces at wingware.com
>>> [mailto:wingide-users-bounces at wingware.com] On Behalf Of Kim Branson
>>> Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 11:04 AM
>>> To: wingide-users at wingware.com
>>> Subject: Re: [wingide-users] Incremental saving.... wingide-users
>>> Digest, Vol 118, Issue 13
>>>
>>> you can simply create a branch with git, and then correct, or roll
>>> back from that branch.
>>>
>>> When you are ready you can merge your branch back to the main, and
>>> then push your change sets to the origin.   Distributed version
>>> control is what this is designed for.  Mercurial or Git can do this,
>>>
>>> -kim
>>> On Feb 26, 2014, at 11:58 AM, Strauch, Rebecca A (DFG)
>>> <rebecca.strauch at alaska.gov> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I wouldn't mind seeing some type of incremental back-up (in 
>>>> separate
>>>> folder, that clears out after x hours/days), maybe save a copy when
>>>> you save or Ctrl-S.    However, I do rely on the Ctrl-Z (undo) 
>>>> quite
>>>> a bit for the rolling back.  An incremental backup would be for my
>>>> major screw ups.  Unless this is a single-file event though, I 
>>>> could
>>>> see it getting complicated and large if trying to do this on a
>>>> project.  The files may end up getting out sync with each other, 
>>>> but
>>>> it would be an emergency recovery.
>>>>
>>>> I have access to a version control system (VCS) in my Division, but
>>>> find that much of my python (and javascript) development changes so
>>>> often (I'm a good hack...not good enough to be a hacker) that I 
>>>> hate
>>>> to "waste" the incremental saves to the VCS.  Currently, I just 
>>>> save
>>>> the incremental versions manually...making sure I have a logical
>>>> name for the backup when something works.  This of course relies on
>>>> me and is therefore not a 100% perfect solution.
>>>>
>>>> So +1 if it can be added in a user friendly way.  Just my two 
>>>> cents.
>>>> Rebecca
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: wingide-users-bounces at wingware.com
>>>> [mailto:wingide-users-bounces at wingware.com] On Behalf Of Michael
>>>> Hipp
>>>> Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 10:38 AM
>>>> To: wingide-users at wingware.com
>>>> Subject: Re: [wingide-users] wingide-users Digest, Vol 118, Issue 
>>>> 13
>>>>
>>>> On 2/26/2014 11:12 AM, diliup gabadamudalige wrote:
>>>>> Hi helpful Wing IDE user/expert/developer,
>>>>>
>>>>> I am not quite used to version control systems. The way that I 
>>>>> know
>>>>> is a simple incremental saving system which i'm used to from a 
>>>>> long
>>>>> time ago. I tried to use the version control system but the way I
>>>>> understood it is mainly for a lot of people editing the same file.
>>>>> Can any one out there please help me with a simple step by step
>>>>> guide as to how I can use this method do to incremental saving on
>>>>> the python project that i'm doing using wing IDE pro..
>>>>> The project has three files and each one need to be saved
>>>>> occasionally when ever i do a serious edit. There is no one else
>>>>> involved in editing. It's only me. I am not very good with command
>>>>> line stuff. Any help would be appreciated. I watched some videos 
>>>>> on
>>>>> version control systems but couldn't figure out how it was done on
>>>>> Wing IDE. Please pardon my ignorance and help.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Some will disagree but I don't think VCS is the right tool for what
>>>> you're wanting to do. The rule for VCS is "commit only when you 
>>>> have
>>>> something worthy to commit", not IMHO just when you just want to
>>>> save a checkpoint in a file's life.
>>>>
>>>> What I do is keep my development projects in DropBox* or similar
>>>> cloud sync service. I edit my merry way. If I need to go back to an
>>>> earlier version, DropBox will have it available (for a while). This
>>>> sort of assumes that needing that old version is more rare than
>>>> routine. (If routine, I'd be curious to know what you're doing.)
>>>>
>>>> I do all this along with git, but only commit when I've made a
>>>> change that is finished and tested.
>>>>
>>>> I miss the versioned file system we had on VAX/VMS back in the day.
>>>>
>>>> Michael
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