[nycphp-talk] Advice on setting for testing server

Chris Snyder chsnyder at
Wed Aug 26 18:35:00 EDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 6:22 PM, Brian Dailey<brian at> wrote:
> Kristina D. H. Anderson wrote:
>> Hi Bev,
>> Another good tip someone gave me is to train yourself to automatically
>> back up any file by adding the date in format _20090826 to the filename
>> before you edit or overwrite it, and that way you can always roll back your
>> files and have a day by day history of the code.
> Or you can use git. It's easier, and much, much cleaner.

Wow, we could write a unix tips book from this thread.

I started using git to track changes to DNS zone files a few months
ago, and it works great.

Chris Snyder

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