[Noisebridge-discuss] Embedded code - version control experience?

Anders Nelson anders.k.nelson at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 10:57:43 PST 2012


Hey!

I just wanted to give a HUGE THANKS to everyone who shared their experience
with this. I'm setting something up today in MPLAB X and I can't wait to
start coding right.

=D
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Anders Nelson

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On Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 11:35 PM, ryan rawson <ryanobjc at gmail.com> wrote:

> Also note, you don't really need source code control support in an IDE to
> be successful. Most coding things are saving text files. You can switch
> over to the command line to use git commands. This is what I do with
> IntelliJ and my scala/java projects. I've written thousands of loc this
> way, it's totally viable.
>
> Sent from your iPhone
>
> On Feb 19, 2012, at 10:42 PM, Earl Ruby <earl at ruby.org> wrote:
>
> > On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 11:47 AM, Anders Nelson
> > <anders.k.nelson at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Does anyone use version control for their embedded project code? I want
> to
> >> start using MPLAB X, which has version control built into the IDE but
> I'm
> >> curious to know if using a more accepted standard (SVN, etc) is a better
> >> idea. Then, of course, what's the best way to organize a repository?
> >
> > According to the MPLAB X web site it has version control support for
> > MS Source Safe, CVS, PVCS, and Subversion. If those are your only
> > choices, go with Subversion.
> >
> > Most IDEs that I've worked with have pluggable version control,
> > meaning that if you want to use some other version control system you
> > just need to specify the commands for adding, refreshing, and
> > committing updates to a repository. So if you want to use Git or
> > Mercurial check the MPLAB X docs (or just explore the menus) and see
> > if you can just add/modify the version control commands.
> >
> > If you are doing solo development and you're not sharing your source
> > or working as part of a team you do not need a version control server.
> > CVS, Subversion, and Git all work just fine on your local machine. If
> > you later want to share your source or other people want to work with
> > your code you can always migrate your code repository to a shared
> > server.
> >
> > --
> > Earl Ruby
> > http://earlruby.org/
> > @earlruby
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