The Hitchhiker's Guide to Git

Written by sameer in Uncategorized on Fri 12 October 2012. Tags: blarg, don't panic,

One needs the following in order face a git disaster and live to tell the story:

  1. Humility, to read the fine manual.
  2. Courage, to submit your code to the will of the force.
  3. Common sense, to stop you from manually editing any file under ./.git.
  4. Luck.
  5. Tactical smarts, because sometimes …

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horror at livejournal

Written by sameer in Uncategorized on Wed 22 July 2009. Tags: meta,

Just noticed this weekend that I don't seem to have any control over ads that LiveJournal shows on my blog. Was browsing on a borrowed PC with no AdBlock, and was shocked to see the right side occupied by a huge flash video of a blonde teenager seemingly chatting on …

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No Mono!

Written by sameer in Uncategorized on Fri 03 July 2009. Tags: mammon,

Almost everyone who uses the Gnome desktop is familiar with one of either Tomboy or F-Spot ... two tools that have become poster boys of the Mono project. Well, I decided to stop using them. Not only that, I decided to purge the root of evil, which is the Mono project …

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