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Hiding Static Methods

Recently, I had a quick chat with a colleague on static methods in parent and sub-classes with the same signature. The source of the conversation was the terms “hiding” vs. “overriding”, and why “hiding static methods” is correct...

Git Maintenance: fsck

While the Git gc command optimizes and removes dead objects from the repo, the fsck command reports on repo problems. git fsck I used to run it with the –full option, but this is now the default.  I typically run it as is or with the –tags option.  You may...

Git Maintenance: gc

A Git user needs to perform regular local repo maintenance for repo performance and its health.  Thankfully, this is very simple – yet I’m surprised at how many users are unaware of this command and the need for it. The main command for maintenance is gc....