Eric Williams

Getting Started with Hub

Issues and Pull-Requests and Browse oh my!

Silvrback blog imageEarlier I setup a script to keep hub fresh and smooth with the latest release from GitHub. Reason being I wanted to get a walk-thru started on actually using it.

hub auth

First thing that is going to happen when you try to use hub is an authentication sequence. username: motowilliams password  . . .

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March 08, 2017

Automate Your SSH Deployment Keys

When you go down the path of certain architectural choices you can end up with a number of repos that you have automated builds being initiated from. This could be anywhere from just a lot of applications you need to manage up through a microservices landscape. Which ever the reason, you have code that needs to be built. If you're lucky . . .

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March 07, 2017

Making Hub Evergreen on Windows

The hub project from the folks over at GitHub is quite the nice piece of cli kit. I'm going to be going deeper on how I've been using in my projects in a following post. For this is just going to cover a step zero on getting it installed and keeping it current. I'd just prefer to have it installed in my machines and 'just . . .

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February 26, 2017

Building a Solution with dotnet cli nuget templates

If we move past the previous post thing I think we end up on a little 's' series for which I walked though some uses of dotnet new:

With the last post ending up having a reusable solution template but it was living on the . . .

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February 21, 2017

Building a Solution with dotnet cli templates

In a previous post I showed an example of using dotnet cli commands to create a sample web solution with a web project that has dependencies on models and services projects and a test project that also is in the mix. I personally think that is super useful and I can think of scenarios where I will be using that. Another scenario is where you . . .

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February 20, 2017

Using VS Code as a git diff tool

As Visual Studio Code continues to evolve there are some command line switches that make it even more interesting to use.

By issuing /path/to/vscode sourcefile destinationfile --diff you can have VS Code display a visual file diff. On its own that is somewhat useful if you have to files in different locations you want to diff.

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February 13, 2017

Building a Solution with dotnet cli

The latest version of the dotnet cli is offering some nice features for getting a .NET software solution started. This can enable scenarios where you want to start a project off with some guide rails on where you want your team to put things. Instructions for installing are here

The simple example to talk about it dotnet new mvc . . .

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February 11, 2017