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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Ship It! - 5.6 It Hurts When I Integrate Code

How do you keep code integration from becoming an ongoing nightmare? The solution is simple: integrate your code more often to reduce collisions and simplify merges. Use a CI system to verify that things still work.
Tip 30: Integrate often, and build and test continuously

I used to work with a guy who synced his source area once a month and created headaches for both himself and the whole team.  That is when I learned to do frequent, small integrations.

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