June: Introduction to Mercurial (Tutorial)

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The tutorial will be in Mandarin but slides should be in English.  You can always speak English to all the attendees.  Note, each of the attendees can pay US$ 5.0 to help sharing the cost of the meetup, including but not limit to refreshment, venue, and Internet infrastructure.  But it's voluntary.  You are NOT required to pay for RSVP.

Program

6:30pm-7:00pm Gathering 
7:00pm-7:50pm Tutorial: Introduction to Mercurial (Yung-Yu Chen)
7:50pm-8:00pm Questions and Answers  
8:00pm-8:10pm Lightning Talk 
8:10pm-8:20pm Self Introduction 
8:20pm-9:00pm Free Discussion 
9:00pm See You Next Time

Abstract of the Talk: Introduction to Mercurial

It's been a long time that people keep talking about git but forget a equally-good (if not better) distributed version control system: Mercurial (hg).  Mercurial is of the same age and maturity as git, has straight-forward and convenient UI (command-line and graphical), and supports clean and flexible work flows (note, you have to forget the pollution from git :).

About the Speaker: Yung-Yu Chen

Yung-Yu is a software developer for technical/scientific software.  His interest is about solving conservation laws, but now working on projects related to equations that do not need the conservative form for living.

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  • Will

    It was great seeing everyone again! I've used git and svn before, but never Mercurial. It was so easy to get up and running with the excellent presentation! Will there be a part two? If it wasn't mentioned before, "blame" is also a very good option that I've used many times.

    2 · June 24, 2013

    • Yung-Yu C.

      Part II sounds like a good idea. OK I will include blame in that, thanks for the great suggestion! If there anything else you want to know, here is a good place to make request :)

      June 25, 2013

  • Chia-Feng K.

    Have another class at the same time

    June 24, 2013

  • Chun-Ting K.

    Sorry suddenly I have things.

    June 23, 2013

  • Yung-Yu C.

    Please note that (i) you should have a laptop with you (preferably running Ubuntu/Debian) for running the lab and (ii) the course materials are updated: https://pyengr.readthedocs.org/en/latest/mgmt_vcs.html

    June 23, 2013

  • Yung-Yu C.

    2 · June 16, 2013

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