Category Archives: Information Architecture

Git is Beautiful

Git is beautiful. Especially with Tower, a Git client only available on a Mac. Repository interfaces Several years ago, software developers generally decided that Git (or Mercurial) were better repositories than Subversion, in part because branching was cheaper and easier. … Continue reading

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Use repositories to protect your work

Software developers use repositories to protect their work. If you work with many text files, you should too. Repositories are snapshots of your work, stored on a timeline. You can use a repository for any collection of text files. My … Continue reading

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How to Format Spoilers

As a film critic and a UI programmer, I’ve long thought about the perfect way to format spoilers. (A spoiler is some part of a movie review that gives away a secret or a surprise.) In print, critics give a … Continue reading

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