Day: April 19, 2016

Logging detailed error messages when running Gulp.js tasks

Gulp.js has become one of the most used task managers nowadays. But sometimes, when running several tasks with many pipes( ) on them, it is very difficult to understand what’s wrong or the actual reason why our task is not working as expected. For others like me, who like to have a better error description, here is what needed to do: Install Gulp Util npm […]

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My personal .gitignore file

Lesson learned After doing this file many times, I decided to build my personal .gitignore file; I use to add it in my very fist commit as a good practice in every single git repository I create. Currently we are ignoring: Operating systems’ temporary files: Mac OS X, GNU/Linux, Windows. IDEs and editors’ configuration: Vim, Sublime […]

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How to force Git to “ignore” tracked files

Well, well, well, you decided to start with the most incredible version control system: Git; you made your repository, start adding some commits, life was great! But suddenly, your realize there are some configuration files that started to be tracked by Git, because you forgot to add the famous .gitignore file. Deleting those files is not […]

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How to do a “checkout” of a remote git branch

Let’s face it, everyone that loves technology, web development or any IT-related stuff works in teams, the old concept of a programmer/developer alone in his basement is not part of our life anymore, so; the usage of a version control system is a must. As you probably know, I am big fan of what I […]

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