Advancements in version control - Murray
This isn’t a comprehensive history of version control, but it doesn’t try to be. What it does do is skim over the major advancements in version control: from first deciding to keep source code in a text file all the way up to the distributed VCS we have with git. It’s useful to reflect on how things used to be and how each new idea for improvement built on top of the previous version. Makes you wonder what tiny change will happen to give us the exciting new types of VCS we’ll be using in 5-10 years time. Perhaps something that helps rebasing be less painful?
Facebook-lite - Dom
For all the talk of React, Facebook haven’t forgotten where the big traffic is and are building Facebook-lite (again) for low end Android
Crowdsourced Game Design - Dom
The Xbox One #IDARB game dev team source design via Twitter, get moaned at for being too simplistic by other devs, public don’t care and flock to the game
Track of the Week - Henry
“There’s no saving anything, Now we’re swallowing the shine of the sun, There’s no saving anyth…”