Commit Frequency

How often should you commit?

I found this is a question that comes up a lot when talking about how to understand development.  It’s one of the base actions of software development, like clicking save on your Word doc, and, just like your Word doc, people have different behaviors around how often they save their work.

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Hersh Tapadia
Commit Volume

The single most talked about developer metric is Lines of Code.  It’s been used since the early days of COBOL, and is still talked about today, though, almost always with a disparaging tone.  It helps to understand a bit of history when talking about this age old metric and why it has a bad reputation.

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Austin Dressen
Don't Get Stuck, Get Allstacks!

It’s inevitable. People get behind.

As an engineering manager, one of your key jobs is making sure that the development pipeline is flowing smoothly. However, it’s not always easy to see when it’s not.

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Austin Dressen