Today I started seriously learning Git. Why? I’m tired to manual version control, and I enjoy adding new skills to the list of things I’ve learned to become a developer.
No one seems to tell you that there are many great ways to manage your code that don’t involve making tons of backup directories manually in Finder. Well, no one told me anyway. As with many things in the world of development, version control seems to be a simple concept that everyone is already familiar with, so no one talks about it. I’m not complaining, just pointing it out. Putting this mental note down on my blog for later reference.
I take the time to note this stuff because I want to stay consciously aware of all the seemingly minor things that I learn as I continue to improve my development skills. I was talking to my friend Nick recently about this and he said something along the lines of:
Welcome to your new life. You will have epiphanies about every three months.
Becoming a developer means continually learning, and so far I love it.Read More