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Member Since 04 Jun 2000
Offline Last Active Jul 17 2016 06:10 PM

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In Topic: GDnet Birthday Thread

18 June 2013 - 04:56 AM

Happy Birthday! Definitely older than 12... My account is definitely older than 12 years :D

Member Since 05 Jun 2000

In Topic: Classical Music makes me eerily productive

20 January 2011 - 04:12 PM

Yae, but also Heavy Metal, or Techno makes me eerily productive too... or maybe it's just music in general... :/

In Topic: Advice to begginers

18 January 2011 - 07:13 PM

That is because you have not experienced the joyous epiphany that is Git.

+1 Absolutely right! :) Git is the win. Only caveat is if you have Unicode filenames/folders ... Doesn't encode/decode properly on Windows (or at least not from Linux->Windows). Best for merging and local commits though by far.

In Topic: Advice to begginers

18 January 2011 - 03:02 PM

I've found something better than SVN, and that is GIT. TortoiseGit makes Version Control so much better (particularly when merging two branches from different users). It also makes commit-early-commit-often a methodology to live by. I have many Subversion repositories still, I have TortoiseSVN for managing those if I want to go back to SVN, but GIT-SVN provides me local GIT functionality for remote SVN repositories.

I recommend using either SVN or GIT for source revisioning. I also recommend backing up your repositories often to an offsite location (if you can, otherwise a USB stick which stays with you is a nice alternate backup location)

In Topic: XNA 4.0 Workshop - Week 1 (Ch. 1-3)

17 January 2011 - 06:28 PM


If you get the Kindle Edition (so you can start reading now) you can get the CD Contents for sale from XNA Essentials for US$4.50 (you can download all the source updates for free but they rely on the original CD code)