Submitted by Steve Oliver on Sun, Mar 31, 2011 - 2:38pm
Beginning my Drupal 7 development today with a git clone of drupal, and setting up my local development environment with MAMP and Drush, I am glad to be started with Drupal 7 and excited to have that 8.x branch enticing me on, too. I know git will help ease the pain of site and multi-site maintenance against the latest Drupal releases, and Drush (4.x) will help blast through build, deployment, and management chores.
Submitted by Steve Oliver on Tue, Sep 30, 2010 - 9:48am
I've got a Drupal 6.14 installation recently initialized as a Git repo that I now need to upgrade (from Drupal core 6.14 to 6.19 and to the latest versions of several contributed modules. To safely upgrade this site I'll perform the upgrades locally and make sure they don't break any of the functionality - especially in the features from custom modules which may have been written against these now outdated versions of some important modules. So the idea is to create a branch from the current code to a new line of development for these upgrades. I'm familiar with SVN branch