Renaming multiple files in git

Git has a command that lets you move files, which is also used to rename files. If you want to rename multiple files, you have to do each file individually. There is some relief, however. If you’re on Linux/Unix and using bash, or if you’re on Windows using git bash, you can rename multiple tracked […]

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Uneventful year?

Anyone reading my blog this year could be forgiven for thinking that I’ve either disappeared off the face of the earth, or that nothing of note has happened to me during the year! Thankfully, neither of those things are true: I haven’t disappeared and plenty of noteworthy things have happened (I just haven’t written about […]

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2013: A Crap Start

We started the year on our allotment, taking advantage of the horse manure that is available for all plot holders. As parts of our plot were very damp, we also wanted some of the straw to try and soak up some of the water and to protect the new plants from any frost. The kids […]

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Log entry markup

=== Marks the start of a process (where a process may comprise several methods/objects). … Information; useful information that isn’t an error Earlier this year, I worked for an engineer by the name of Tushar. He’s a very bright guy and probably one of the best software engineers I’ve ever worked with. He uses the […]

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Hinton Ampner

Last weekend was the summer bank holiday weekend. We spent bank holiday Monday at Hinton Ampner, a National Trust property in Hampshire. Apart from a few spots of rain every now and then, the weather stayed dry and the sun put in a few appearances!   We spent a few hours in the gardens while […]

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WinMerge Line Filters

I used WinMerge to compare the contents of two folders; there were a large number of text files in both sides that were different simply because a version number had been updated. With so many different files showing, it was difficult to determine which files actually needed to be copied from one side to the […]

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Bad Facebook!

I haven’t used Facebook for a long time, because they keep doing things that just aren’t nice! Here’s another thing they’ve done that isn’t nice. I’m sure they’ll try and claim it was a bug in their app, but I don’t believe that!

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