[Tutor] Does the Python way of doing things have a definite preference for the structure and content of program file header comments?
alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Fri Jan 23 09:39:42 CET 2015
On 23/01/15 06:10, boB Stepp wrote:
>> As far as version control, I consider it *absolutely essential* for
>> anyone who is serious about programming professionalism.
> stated direction, but finding time to become proficient in such a tool
> in the midst of all the other things I am trying to absorb is
If you are on Linux there are many freely available VCS.
Many of these are quite powerful but for most users, most of the
time you only ues two commands - check-in and check-out. Once
you know those its very easy. eg In RCS those were just 'ci'
and 'co' respectively.
If you use a 'professional' grade editor such as Eclipse, emacs, vim etc
they have version control built in and once configured with the actual
tool you use its just a menu operation.
Once happy with a simple VCS style of working you can expand into bigger
release management tools. Here you will find a few 'big guns'
in the open source world but also many commercial offerings, some
costing 10,000 dollars or more! (eg Clearcase, Aide de Camp,
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