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Practices of an Agile Developer by Andy Hunt, Venkat Subramaniam

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“Check in all code as often as you can, especially when you leave for the day, whether it’s ready or not.”

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Here’s a riddle for you: what’s worse than not using a version control system? Answer: using it incorrectly. The way you use version control can affect productivity, product stability, quality, and schedules. In particular, something as simple as how often you check in your code makes a big difference.

You should check in code as soon as you are done with a task; you don’t want to hold that code on your ...

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