Monday, April 25, 2016

GitMinutes #40: Git Merge 2016

Christian Couder went to Git Merge 2016 and recorded some interviews there for the podcast.

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Here are the interviewees from the conference, all in this one episode:

Roberto Tyley, The Guardian

Karen Sijbrandij, TrainTool

Lars Schneider, Autodesk

Sytse 'Sid' Sijbrandij, GitLab

Tim Pettersen, Atlassian

Michael Haggerty, GitHub

Job van der Voort, GitLab

Friday, October 9, 2015

GitMinutes #39: Git Merge 2015 Part 5

This is the fifth and final episode from Git-Merge 2015!

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Alexandra Tritz

Rick Olson

Jeff "Peff" King

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Monday, July 13, 2015

GitMinutes #38: Git Merge 2015 Part 4

This is the fourth part from our trip to Git-Merge 2015!

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Roberto Tyley
During the conference, there was a lot of discussion regarding how the Git project could attract more users by allowing GitHub-style pull requests into their patch-based mailing list. Later Roberto offered a solution to the problem: submitGit.

Nicola Paolucci

Jameson Miller

Episode outline

00:00:00 Intro 
00:03:19 Roberto Tyley 
00:08:27 Nicola Paolucci 
00:17:19 Jameson Miller 
00:27:38 Outro

Sunday, June 28, 2015

GitMinutes #37: Git Merge 2015 Part 3

This is the third part from our trip to Git-Merge 2015!

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Stefan Beller
Robert van Haaren

Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason

Episode outline:

00:00:00 Intro 
00:02:39 Stefan Beller 
00:10:03 Intro 
00:15:17 Robert van Haaren 
00:18:44 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 
00:41:27 Outro

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

GitMinutes #36: Git Merge 2015 Part 2

This is the second part from our trip to Git-Merge 2015! Since we published part one, the recorded talks from the conference are now online at

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Arthur Schreiber

Junio Hamano

Vicent Marti


00:00:00 Intro 
00:01:54 Arthur Schreiber 
00:06:04 Junio Hamano 
00:10:19 Vicent Marti 
00:26:24 Outro

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

GitMinutes #35: Git Merge 2015 Part 1

In this episode we talk to various people at Git-Merge 2015! This is the first of a total of 5 parts from the conference.

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In this part we talk to:

Matthieu Moy, about Google Summer of Code projects

Christian Couder, about Git Rev News

Carlos Martín Nieto, about libgit2


00:00:00 Welcome, intro 
00:03:25 Matthieu Moy 
00:05:33 Second part with Matthieu, about GSoC 
00:11:03 Christian Couder 
00:15:05 Carlos Martin 
00:23:58 Outro

Monday, April 6, 2015

GitMinutes #34: Tim Caswell on js-git

In this episode we talk to Tim Caswell. He is the creator of js-git, alongside a lot of other really interesting projects.

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More background material about Tim:

Episode outline:
00:00:00 Intro 
00:02:09 Bio, welcome 
00:02:26 Tell us about your background 
00:03:39 How come you drifted from Node to Lua recently? 
00:05:46 What is the use-case for Lua? 
00:07:15 What does Luvit add to Lua? 
00:08:39 Jumping back to Git, what is your personal VCS experience? 
00:13:03 Can you tell me more about the CORS headers issue at the Git hosting services? 
00:15:21 What was the plan for js-git after that? 
00:17:16 What was the goal of Tedit? 
00:19:07 Where do you store the contents in the browser itself? 
00:23:20 What is the current state of tedit/js-git? 
00:25:55 In summary, what came out of js-git in the end? 
00:26:33 What features does Tedit have? 
00:27:31 Is js-git too heavy-weight to be embedded in a Git hosting tool? 
00:29:04 Why aren't more companies jumping over js-git to make use of it as a Git-starter tool? 
00:30:31 Then let's talk about how companies could use js-git or any of these components 
00:36:53 Why can you store blobs without commits on GitHub? 
00:40:26 Isn't Git in the browser sort of inevitable? 
00:41:56 What do people do these days to develop on Chromebooks/browsers? 
00:43:23 Other than service-workers, what would you need in order to fulfill the vision of js-git? 
00:44:40 Can't you get access to the file-system in HTML5? 
00:46:33 What should have been the master plan to complete js-git/tedit? 
00:50:41 What would you want to happen to js-git while you're busy elsewhere? 
00:52:28 Some js-git vs libgit2 talk 
00:59:54 Is Google Dev Kit a replacement for Tedit? 
01:01:02 Clear up different kinds of Chrome-based apps 
01:04:31 What is the future of js-git? 
01:06:15 Any questions I forgot to ask you? 
01:06:43 Anything you would like to promote? 
01:08:55 Where can people find you online? 
01:09:14 What is your favorite Git Pro Tip? 
01:10:17 Thank you for coming onto the show!