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WordCamp San Francisco 2011: Version Control for Designers

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This talk will discuss how designers can take control of their designs with version control. It will give an overview of popular version control systems, why designers should start using version control, and when and how designers will need to use version control in the WordPress community.

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WordCamp San Francisco 2011: Version Control for Designers

  1. 1. Version Control FOR DESIGNERS FOR DESIGNERS
  2. 2. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control FOR DESIGNERS
  3. 3. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERS
  4. 4. Version Control FOR DESIGNERS
  5. 5. We are. Just not well.Version Control FOR DESIGNERS
  6. 6. $ svn checko trunk ut fil myproj e:///v A ect ar/svn /repos Why aren’t we using it? myproj /mypro A ect/fo ject/ myproj o.c A ect/ba myproj r.c … ect/Ma Version Control kefile Checke d out $ revisi on 1. t . gi ld It’s too or o -w ll he t/ gi intimidating. m/ FOR DESIGNERS gi th ub .c o ed :/ / ng t c ha gi I n e l d t c lo w or w ha er t l o- s) i n a st gi el ile s) xpla in/m$ h f le $ c d i t ( fi m E orig ed d - h $ ( ad mit tc gi t m pa co t- $ t ma gi f or $ t gi $
  7. 7. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERS
  8. 8. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERSJust because it’s not built for us, doesn’t mean we can’t take advantage of it.
  9. 9. collab aren’t n Whyoratiowe using it? Version Control detailed history It’s too FOR ent etter deploymDESIGNERSb intimidating. backup
  10. 10. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERS
  11. 11. Why aren’t we using it? gitVersion Controlsvn It’s too intimidating. hg FOR DESIGNERS
  12. 12. svn Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERS
  13. 13. svn Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERS
  14. 14. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERSsvn co https://tree.svn.arboretum.com
  15. 15. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERSsvn co https://tree.svn.arboretum.com
  16. 16. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERS
  17. 17. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERS
  18. 18. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERSsvn commit growth.css -m “Added leaves!”
  19. 19. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERSa commit comes in from someone else!
  20. 20. Why aren’t we using it? Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERSnow you’re out of date :(
  21. 21. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERS svn up
  22. 22. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERS
  23. 23. branches Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERS trunk
  24. 24. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERS
  25. 25. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERS
  26. 26. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERS
  27. 27. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERS
  28. 28. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERS
  29. 29. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERS
  30. 30. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERS
  31. 31. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERS
  32. 32. Why aren’t we using it?Version Control It’s too intimidating. FOR DESIGNERS
  33. 33. @chexeeDON’T chexee.mePANIC chelsea@automattic.com

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