Git vs Subversion: The pragmatic showdown

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Excerpt

If there's something that is beginning to challenge the age old "vi vs emacs" agrument, it's a projects choice of version control system. In this talk we'll throw the religious and technical arguments out the window of this debate, focusing instead on the pragmatic side of the argument. If you are wanting to figure out which VCS is better for your team and your project, this talk will give you practical advice about both to help you make a more informed decision.

Description

If there’s something that is beginning to challenge the age old “vi vs emacs” agrument, it’s a projects choice of version control system. In this talk we’ll throw the religous and techincal agruments out the window of this debate, focusing instead on the pragmatic side of the agrument. If you are wanting to figure out which VCS is better for your team and your project, this talk will give you practical advice about both to help you make a more informed decsion.

Speaking experience

Speaker

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    John Mertic

    SugarCRM

    Biography

    John Mertic is a senior software engineer and serves as the partner and community developer liaison at SugarCRM, having several years of experience with PHP web applications. At SugarCRM, he has specialized in data integration, mobile and user interface architecture. An avid writer, he has been published in php|architect, IBM Developerworks, and in the Apple Developer Connection, and is the author of the book ‘The Definitive Guide to SugarCRM: Better Business Applications’. He has also contributed to many open source projects, most notably the PHP project where is the creator and maintainer of the PHP Windows Installer.