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The Rietta Blog

06/07/2019

What's the Difference Between the 3 Github Merge Methods?

Github's interface makes merging in commits versatile to suit your style of maintaining a clean Git history. The three different styles are Create Commit, Squash, and Rebase.

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06/04/2019

Best Data Type to store Money in MySQL?

When handling currency in MySQL, use DECIMAL(13,2) for general use and DECIMAL(13,4) if GAAP Compliance is needed.

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05/30/2019

Account Protection Policies to Cover Business Assets

Utilizing two factor authentication, strong passphrases, password managers, and NIST standards; private company accounts can remain secure. Cover your assets!

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05/28/2019

Writing Abuser Stories

When writing user stories, user stories are written; but what about malicious actors? Writing Abuser Stories pushes developers to care about security.

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05/23/2019

Manually Editing Git Hunks: The Easy Way

Git add --patch can help keep code changes relevant with their commits. When changes are unsplittable, we can use Manual-Hunk to split changes line by line.

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05/21/2019

How to hide .gitignored Files from fzf.vim

Keep those nasty .gitignored files like node_modules/ from clogging up fzf fuzzy finder and show commited, hidden files such as .circleci/config.

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05/15/2019

Herding Cats: The Todo List

Finding a tool to tame the chaos when you're new to an Agency setting and responsible for organizing "all the things".

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05/14/2019

How To Use Slack To Maintain A Team Reading List

Having a clean and focused reading channel in Slack allows us a sanctioned place for in-depth discussion and news sharing.

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05/09/2019

Restrict Who Can Push to Matching Branches on Github

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

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05/07/2019

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.

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