In this episode, the guys talk to Tim Clem, Paul Betts and Phil Haack about GitHub for Windows.
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Herding Code 144 – GitHub for Windows with Tim Clem, Paul Betts and Phil Haack [audio://herdingcode.com/wp-content/uploads/HerdingCode-0144-GitHub-for-Windows.mp3]
- The guys start off talking about why there is a need for GitHub for Windows.
- Kevin asks if GitHub for Windows can be used as a client for other Git hosts.
- Kevin asks for an overview of GitHub for Windows and if it is similar to GitHub for Mac.
- Jon asks what they did to make the install process so smooth.
- K. Scott asks what technologies were used to build it.
- Scott asks about the features that GitHub has that are missing from GitHub for Windows.
- The guys discuss the decision to use WPF, which leads into a discussion about developer and designer interaction.
- The guys talk about Metro UI.
- Jon asks about the install and update process.
- Kevin asks Phil about his transition from web development to desktop development.
- Jon asks about the different OSS libraries and frameworks used to build it.
- Kevin asks about unit and integration testing.
- Kevin asks if they dogfooded GitHub for Windows.
- The guys talk about line endings.
- Kevin asks about Linus Torvalds’ recent comments about GitHub.
- Phil Haack blog Twitter
- Paul Betts blog Twitter
- Tim Clem blog Twitter
- GitHub for Windows
- GitHub for Mac
- Reactive Extensions
- Cameron McEfee
- Cef Sharp
- Linus Torvalds comments about GitHub Pull Requests
Show notes by @rossfuhrman – thanks!