The Rietta Blog

Restrict Who Can Push to Matching Branches on Github

(Last Updated: 2019-10-23)

On GitHub, you can enable branch restrictions allowing only certain users, teams, or apps to be able to push to a protected branch.

Fixup your Code Reviews with git rebase --autosquash

Git rebase flows result in clean history. Squashing code review fixups into the PR make it hard to see what changed. Rietta devs use --autosquash instead.

Why do teams use points to Estimate? - Interview with Lori Hamilton

Alex Piechowski

Grab a coffee and listen in while the Rietta team explores why using point estimation can help round out your team's planning process in development.

Are you accidentally storing private data in plain text?

Learn how to prudently minimize the collection of passwords, authentication tokens, and customer private data in your debug logs to protect your company from legal liability.

How to Get Fast, Accurate Code Reviews on your Pull Request

Matt Bettinson

Pull requests are being merged with bugs or not being reviewed at all. How do teams perform fast and accurate code reviews? They make the review easy!

How to Use git reset

(Last Updated: 2019-10-23)

Git reset is a powerful command utilized to unstage changes.

New Interview on Drifting Ruby

Lori Hamilton

Recent Drifting Ruby Episode #183 interview with Frank Rietta, Web Application Security Architect.

How to calculate age in MySQL

Matt Bettinson

While PostgreSQL has a built in age command, MySQL does not. How do we figure out somebody's age in MySQL?

Applying Agile and Security in Software Development Public Appearance at KSU

Frank will be presenting Applying Agile and Security in Software Development at the IS General Speaker Series #3 on 2/28/2018 at KSU in Marietta.

Storing currency in PostgreSQL

There are different ways we can store currency in PostgreSQL, this blog post will cover the money and numeric type.