Ken Muse
Why You Should (Not) Prefer Monorepos For Git

Why You Should (Not) Prefer Monorepos For Git

Monorepos are often seen as the simple solution to complex collaboration and code management problems. Companies like Google and Facebook frequently mention their use of the pattern for their most important codebases, so clearly they have found ways to make these solutions scale to support large teams. What is their secret to being able to successfully use a monorepo, and how do they make it work where so many others fail? More importantly, should you be considering the approach?

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Dubious Ownership With Static Web Apps

Dubious Ownership With Static Web Apps

Git's safe directory configuration helps to protect users, but it can create challenges. This is especially true when using Hugo with Azure Static Web Sites. In that case, you're dealing with an Action that bind-mounts the source code into a container. This requires some special handling.

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Life After Git Squash

Life After Git Squash

Git has some interesting behaviors built into it. For example, it makes it easy to squash a set of commits into a single commit. This creates a very simple history. But what happens if that history that you're eliminating has a tag applied to it? Does that tag get eliminated? Does it point to the newly squashed commit? Today's article explores what to expect in that situation … and why.

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Using Git SSH From Docker With a Local Proxy

Using Git SSH From Docker With a Local Proxy

You're working in a development container. You need access to a port on the host for a proxy SSH connection to a Git server. Sounds tough, right? Turns out it's simple.

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SSH and Multiple Git Credentials

SSH and Multiple Git Credentials

If you need to connect to multiple Git hosts or environments (like EMU and GHEC) with minimal effort, then SSH may provide the options you need to make it painless.

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