Coming Up for Air



  • Restoring a Deleted Git Branch

    Thanks to haste and some sloppy copy-and-paste, today I deleted the wrong remote Git branch. There’s nothing like learning in a panic, but that’s what happened. Here’s what I learned on how to fix that.



  • Integrating Bitbucket and Jenkins

    If you’re like me, you have your source code hosted in a hosted environment (such as Bitbucket), but you have a local continuous integration server (such as Jenkins). It would be really nice if you could have Jenkins build your project every time you commit, but without the heavy requirement of polling your repo. In this post, I’ll show you how to integrate the two to do just that.



  • Adding SCM Branch Information to Your Prompt

    UPDATE: I’ve modified the scripts and prompt settings to be a bit more intelligent

    Today, a coworker sent me a link to an old blog post about adding git and svn branch information to your prompt. As awesome and helpful as that was, my first thought was, "What about hg support?" followed quickly, if not somewhat embarrassingly, by, "What about CVS support?" Thinking it would be quicker (and more fun) to hack than to google, I added both. The end result is this:

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