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Jesse Houwing

I love good coffee, meaning strong, dark espresso! Regular Expressions are like word-puzzles to me, as are LINQ queries. I take pictures everywhere I go. Husband of 1, father of 2.

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How to rename your master branch to something else

Careful though... I did this on one repo where, as it turned ...

GitHub to replace racially-loaded terms (master, slave, blacklist and whitelist)

I'm guessing it won't be as horrible as painted. Plus, you do...

Rename your master branch in Azure Repos

Then call it production if that works for you. It sounds like...

Rename your master branch in Azure Repos

It's not 100% clear where the name master came from in Git. I...

Why GitHub renaming master is good

The word "master" has many meanings and the slavery one isn'...

GitHub to replace racially-loaded terms (master, slave, blacklist and whitelist)

It was in my case, but then again, I own almost every step in...

Why GitHub renaming master is good

The term came from bitkeeper, they used the term master/slave...

GitHub to replace racially-loaded terms (master, slave, blacklist and whitelist)

Yeah, those pipelines were a bit more work. With config as co...

GitHub to replace racially-loaded terms (master, slave, blacklist and whitelist)

In the case of Git, the name carried over from BitKeeper. The...

GitHub to replace racially-loaded terms (master, slave, blacklist and whitelist)

I just renamed mine in GitHub. Given I have Azure Pipelines l...

GitHub to replace racially-loaded terms (master, slave, blacklist and whitelist)

The fact that it is causing a lot of people a small frustrati...

I'm Leaving DEV. Here's Why.

I first read it as leaving the developer community as a whole...

Beware This Sneaky Waterfall Question

I am sure I'll be able to deliver a thing on that date. Wh...

Should tech recruiters know how to read a URL?

Opening a file from an unknown sender is equally bad. I lik...

How do you promote your personal sites?

Sharing to Twitter and LinkedIn Making sure my RSS feed is...

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