Al Shaw is a news applications developer at the online investigative newsroom ProPublica. Previously he was Designer/Developer at Talking Points Memo, and creator of TPM’s PollTracker application. He blogs at Shhhaw! Follow him on Twitter.
Contributions by Al Shaw
Version control: It isn’t just for coders anymore. If you’re a writer, editor, or a designer who works iteratively on the web and you want to reshuffle or combine pieces of your work quickly and efficiently, version control is for you, too. Al Shaw shows us how easy it is to install, set up, and work with Git—open-source, version control software that offers you much, much, more than just “undo.”