Creating Git diff gists

A few weeks ago I asked you a very important question: How pretty are your Git diff’s? Side note: I now realise that’s grammatically incorrect – shouldn’t have an apostrophe! Anyway, using pretty-diff makes them pretty darn pretty.  But that’s not all that pretty-diff can do. If you haven’t already, you need to install the tool like…

GitHub CLI is in beta

You know when you’re working away on your development, perhaps a website or a WordPress plugin, and you check in to Git using the command line, but then you have to switch over to the browser in order to create the pull request in GitHub?  Well not anymore! GitHub has now released GitHub CLI in beta, version 0.5.5 at…

Github Arctic Code Vault

Github are going to take all of the code in the public repositories and store it in a decommissioned coal mine.  They’re doing this in one week’s time, on 2nd February 2020 (02/02/2020) – so if you want your code immortalised (for a thousand years or more) then make sure you get it pushed up…

Get your own JS.ORG subdomain

Got a cool new javascript project that you want to have a website for, but you don’t want to cough up for a pricey domain and webhosting as it’s really just a labour of love and unlikely to provide any income?  Then I have the perfect solution for you… a free JS.ORG subdomain. We don’t mind…

Using Git securely

I had a bit of a panic today when I couldn’t “git push” any more.  I was getting authentication errors, even after entering my username and password.  And I use a password manager, so I knew I was getting my password right… unless it wasn’t pasting correctly…?  So I did what any well trained developer…