Fergus In London

The musings of a man with a keyboard and an internet connection.

You should probably learn how Git works.

2018-07-17 8 min read Fergus
Imagine a carpenter who couldn’t use a chisel, or a plumber who didn’t understand piping. A pretty ludicrous thought, right? After all, those are key parts of the job. In a rather familiar story though, Software Development breaks the norms.. Strap yourselves in, this could be a long one. One of the most vital tools in a Developer’s toolkit is source control, and in much (most?) of the industry this means Git. Continue reading

Having a spring clean, and "washing" my Github account

2018-04-18 5 min read Fergus
I’ve been “active” on Github for about 5 years; and whilst that doesn’t mean I’ve been commiting code daily, nor have I been using their more social features, it does mean I’ve built up quite the collection of.. well, pretty awkward and embarassing code. Over the past couple of months I’ve tried to streamline a lot of my online presence: I have this blog for technical topics, whilst I have musings. Continue reading