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Reset, Rebase Workflow

Rebase is one of git’s most powerful features. Most-commonly used to rewrite history by squashing related commits, and for keeping your branch up to date with master (without introducing unrelated merge commits), it can also facilitate some pretty clever workflow tricks which when used judiciously can let you factor out parts of your work into separate pull requests.

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Tired of waiting for pull request reviews? Play Pull Request Roulette

You work in a medium or a large team and you find yourself tapping your fingers waiting for someone to review your PR. Days pass and nobody volunteers. Your code gets stale, version control conflicts emerge. What to do? Convince your team to start playing Pull Request Roulette. It’s fun and it works!

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Improving Password Security

Passwords are a pivotal tool in customer account security, however they are frequently at risk from “reuse” - people choose one or two passwords and then use them everywhere, which brings a host of security problems…

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Determinating a Scavenger Hunt

The Deliveroos rose from the ashes of the experimental fire. Their war to grow the product had raged for decades, but the final battle would not be fought in the future. It would be fought here, in our present. Tonight…

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