Tag: version control

Using Git Subtree for WordPress Projects

Strap in folks, this is a nerdy one. If you’re not already a little aware of the role of Git in your life, there’s a good chance that this article isn’t going to work for you. While I will make sure I anchor our conversation about Git Subtree’s use in my WordPress development with a little context of what Git is, it’ll be minimal. This is not a “Git” tutorial, it’s pretty explicitly a “git subtree” tutorial.

Diff Checker: A Browser-Based Tool for Code Comparison

Human beings are good at lots of things: assembling in nomadic clans of 100 to 200 people, making crude paintings on cave walls, and hunting antelope with spears are only a few that come to mind. However, one thing human beings are not good at is finding one or two differences between two almost-identical blocks of code. That’s called a “diff,” and it’s best left to a computer.