|Tip 13||Control Time (and Timelines) |
Good version control is central to a good daily workflow. It’s an essential organizational tool, and even better, it lets you answer the age-old question, “Where the heck did this code come from?”|
The purpose of a version control system is simple: it tracks some content (generally files) over time, allowing
you to commit new versions of content and roll back to previous versions. A competent system will also track
multiple timelines and assist with merging content between them. With a basic understanding of how this works, it’s
a tremendously useful tool—one that you’ll wonder how you ever lived ...