Thursday, April 25, 2013

Source Control: The Good Stuff Part 3: Connecting To A Remote Mercurial Repository

Welcome to Part 3: Connecting To A Remote Mercurial Repository!

The third installment of Source Control: The Good Stuff.

We've installed Mercurial, we can commit our changes and switch to different revisions via the repository history.

All good.

Except if your hard drive fails right now.

Probably a good time to push your local repository to a remote repository.  Not only for safekeeping/backup but maybe you want to share your project with other people on your team (or virtual team) who are going to use source control, too.

Let's see how that works.




It should go without saying but...DO NOT rely solely on source control as a backup!

Tomorrow: Part 4: Introduction to Source Control Branching