Archive for May 2010

Your iPhone — The Time to Jailbreak is Now!

May 14, 2010

I’ve dabbled in jailbreaking my iPhone a couple times, with varying luck. When I had a 3G, despite trying several times, I only got it to boot jailbroken once. Usually it failed somewhere and got hung followed by a looong restore process. Since I need to use the phone this got old in a hurry.

The the Spirit hit me. And it was good!
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DVCS’s Are Nice, But No Shame in SVN

May 5, 2010

Distributed Version Control Systems are quite popular, filling a need in this day of on-the-go and far-flung development teams. You can trace their history back quite a ways into proprietary solutions, but DVCS systems really gained traction when Linus Torvalds (of Linux, er, fame? goodness? godhood?) wrote git to manage Linux kernel development.

But if you’re still using Subversion, you’re far, far from alone. And in a lot of cases there are reasons not to switch.
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