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Welcome to Software Development on Codidact!

Will you help us build our independent community of developers helping developers? We're small and trying to grow. We welcome questions about all aspects of software development, from design to code to QA and more. Got questions? Got answers? Got code you'd like someone to review? Please join us.

Posts tagged branching-strategy

For questions about the strategy, a software development team employs when writing, merging and deploying code in the context of a version control system.

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Q&A Why is git merge from rather than to?

Why does git merge take the source branch rather than the destination branch as a parameter? The most common merge case by far for me is "Okay, this branch looks good, let's merge it into branch X...

4 answers  ·  posted 7mo ago by matthewsnyder‭  ·  last activity 7mo ago by hkotsubo‭

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Q&A What's the correct way to merge a branch and its dependent branch back to master?

In git I branched feature-A from master. To reduce eventual merge conflicts later, I branched feature-B, which heavily overlaps and depends on A, from feature-A. A build of the feature-B branch s...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited 2y ago by hkotsubo‭