Development tools and practices for Pythonistas

Ben Finney ben+python at
Sat Apr 30 20:36:09 EDT 2011

Roy Smith <roy at> writes:

> No need to use VCS at the very beginning of a project. You can easily
> wait until you've written 10 or 20 lines of code :-)


> > Should I bother to try a VCS?
> Absolutely. Even if you don't need it for a small one-person project,
> it's a good habit to get into.

Yes. Learn to use each of the top-tier VCS options: Bazaar, Git,
Mercurial. Learn to use one of them well (my choice is Bazaar, as
explored elsewhere in this thread).

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Ben Finney

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