Episode 152: Stubborn About Great Things

Manton and Daniel speculate about iCloud Drive’s accessibility by non-Mac-App-Store apps, and talk about distributed version control systems and how Git emerged victorious among them.

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  • iCloud Drive – Apple’s public marketing for the upcoming cloud storage feature.
  • Dropbox – Widely-known and well-regarded cloud “drive” provider.
  • Document Provider Extensions – Apple solution that may allow e.g. Dropbox or another cloud storage solution to provide file browsers to any app.
  • Bazaar – Distributed version control system from Canonical.
  • Mercurial – Daniel’s preferred distributed version control system.
  • Git – You know, the distributed version control system that won.
  • GitHub – Value-adding Git hosting site widely credited with aiding Git’s success.
  • GitX – Recently maintained fork of an older, open source Git GUI client.
  • Tower – Popular Mac Git client which was recently updated.
  • Gitbox – Git client that Manton likes but which has not been updated often.
  • SourceTree – Git and Mercurial client for Mac.
  • Beanstalk – Git-hosting service that Manton preferred until giving into GitHub’s domination.
  • Bitbucket – Mercurial and Git hosting service run by Atlassian, the developers of SourceTree.
  • Kiln – Mercurial and Git hosting with a twist: access any repository from either technology.

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August 26, 2014 at 1:26 pm.