CodePlex Announces Support For Mercurial

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Just a quick note… In case you hadn’t heard the news CodePlex now supports Mercurial project hosting against a Mercurial client. The blog post on the CodePlex blog shows you how to connect to a project and the ins and outs of setting up new projects etc.

Mercurial + PowerShell

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

My last couple of posts have been about Mercurial. I keep discovering new things I like about it. Combining it with PowerShell also presents some exciting possibilities. I have a couple of PowerShell scripts I’ve used for building stuff for a while. This one for instance. ...

Using Mercurial with Visual Studio

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Mercurial ships as a command line tool. Here are some UI based tools to make it work that much better on Windows and in Visual Studio. TortoiseHg – A Windows Explorer integration for Mercurial (You can download the latest versions of Mercurial and TortoiseHg from the Mercurial site) HgScc – A source ...

Moving To A Distributed Version Control System

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

I’ve been using Subversion to host my code on a Windows Home Server box for the past year or so. At about the same time distributed version control systems (DVCS) started to become the “hot new thing”. Git, Mercurial and Bazaar with their associated community hubs; GitHub, BitBucket and Launchpad ...