Team development solution

Andre Garzia andre at andregarzia.com
Mon Aug 27 16:26:37 EDT 2012


On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 5:23 PM, Magicgate Software - Skip Kimpel <
skip at magicgate.com> wrote:

> Sounds like a product / plugin waiting to be developed???
>

There is Magic Carpet that does similar tasks and there is the git goodness
that Mark put into glx2...



>
> SKIP
>
> On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 4:16 PM, Andre Garzia <andre at andregarzia.com>
> wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 5:10 PM, Magicgate Software - Skip Kimpel <
> > skip at magicgate.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Any thoughts on using a shared Dropbox folder for team development and
> >> file versioning?
> >>
> >
> > If you do that, you will need a file locking mechanism. I can be as
> simple
> > as writing a file with the same name as the file being locked but with an
> > extra extension ".lock" so if you are editing a file called
> >
> >     contacts.livecode
> >
> > then you will have a file called
> >
> >     contacts.livecode.lock
> >
> > in that folder if the file is being used by someone. You also need a way
> to
> > expire the locks. So you when you lock a file for your usage you put the
> > seconds into the file, this way other clients know when it was opened.
> You
> > can make a little software that will rewrite that file with a new
> "seconds"
> > value every minute while it is locked. When you unlock the file, then the
> > lockfile is deleted. If the value in the lockfile is older than five
> > minutes, you can unlock it as well since it means that the original
> worked
> > is no longer working on it (Remember that it would write the lockfile
> every
> > minute).
> >
> > Something along those lines will help your team tasks.
> >
> >
> >
> >>
> >> SKIP
> >>
> >> On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 3:45 PM, Mark Wieder <mwieder at ahsoftware.net>
> >> wrote:
> >> > Skip-
> >> >
> >> > Monday, August 27, 2012, 11:41:54 AM, you wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> What do you all use for team development and source code repository?
> >> >> Is there such a thing as GIT for LC?
> >> >
> >> > Git has been integrated into glx2 for a few months now. Complex tasks
> >> > are delegated to gitk/gitx, but staging of files is automatic and
> >> > other tasks are available from the Tools menu.
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > -Mark Wieder
> >> >  mwieder at ahsoftware.net
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > _______________________________________________
> >> > use-livecode mailing list
> >> > use-livecode at lists.runrev.com
> >> > Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your
> >> subscription preferences:
> >> > http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode
> >>
> >> _______________________________________________
> >> use-livecode mailing list
> >> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com
> >> Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your
> >> subscription preferences:
> >> http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > http://www.andregarzia.com -- All We Do Is Code.
> > http://fon.nu -- minimalist url shortening service.
> > _______________________________________________
> > use-livecode mailing list
> > use-livecode at lists.runrev.com
> > Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your
> subscription preferences:
> > http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode
>
> _______________________________________________
> use-livecode mailing list
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com
> Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your
> subscription preferences:
> http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode
>



-- 
http://www.andregarzia.com -- All We Do Is Code.
http://fon.nu -- minimalist url shortening service.



More information about the Use-livecode mailing list