tag: technical

  • Consolidating Git Repositories while Maintaining Change History
    DEC 1, 2020 Written by Nickie McCabe

    I recently helped a client incrementally migrate a customer-facing portal from Struts to Spring Boot. As part of the migration, we needed to consolidate five Git repositories into one. While completing the consolidation, we developed a number of scripts to follow to ensure that the change history for each repository was maintained and accessible.

  • Part Two, Upgrading to Python 3.x
    OCT 19, 2020 Written by M. Scott Ford

    Is your team still using Python 2? If so, now is the time to develop a plan for migrating to Python 3. We'll walk you through our recommended upgrade approach so you can rest easier knowing your software and data are secure.

  • Install Fonts on Your Mac from the Command Line with Homebrew
    JAN 29, 2020 Written by M. Scott Ford

    One of the things that I always forget to do when I set up a new computer is to install all of the special fonts that we use at Corgibytes. In the past, I've found the process to be tedious and time consuming. But recently, I've found a really nice way to install fonts from the command line if you're using macOS.

  • Bridging the Technical/Non-Technical Divide
    SEP 1, 2016 Written by Andrea Goulet

    Eight years ago, I went to my high school reunion. I had worked successfully in the field of sales and marketing since graduation. I had started my own consultancy when I was twenty-four which helped clients with sales and developing their “brand voice.” I was the human voice behind businesses large and small. At the time I loved my job and had no plans on leaving my industry. At the reunion, I looked around, and after the mandatory mingling that comes with being a social butterfly, I locked eyes with someone I recognized. He was leaning against the bar, drinking a soda, and looking utterly uncomfortable. Yep. That was none other than M. Scott Ford.