On June 26th, we're hosting a webinar with CircleCI on tracing code changes to issue tickets. Tracing commits to tickets or stories is not just a development best practice. It is also mandatory for compliance with standards like SOC 2. If you use CircleCI and JIRA or similar - this one's for you 😉 The webinar is in two weeks folks. Book your calendar now:
Erik Englund agrees with us: it's a good idea to link commit messages to stories and tickets. He shows how to enforce commit templates, using bash scripts.
Raymond Chen shares how to keep the commit and histories of the contributing files you want to merge.
Over a decade later, we're still discussing what DevOps is and isn't. This one sparks quite a few comments on HN.
Another take on the whole Amazon and open source thing. Don't believe in the anti-Amazon propaganda, says VM Brasseur of Open Source Initiative.
"In my second programming job, in meetings with the businesspeople who created our requirements, I dug into corner cases and feature interactions. And dug. And dug. They were annoyed with me, but how could we get this program right if they couldn’t tell me what “right” was?"
Our friends at Rookout explains the reason behind endless mono-repo vs. multi-repo debates and yearn for a next gen source control.