Beards, Bytes and Brews

bytes of thought by Daniel Tucker

How to backup a Git repository

April 4, 2020 Tools
Many of us use services such as Github, Gitlab and Bitbucket as our Git source code remotes. It has crossed my mind more than once that there could be a day when any one of those services goes down. We as individuals and companies would loose valuable code if that happened. So just like we do with other files and important assets we backup. Out of the box Git does not have an obvious backup mechanism but there is. Continue reading

Customize workspace colors in VSCode

March 31, 2020 Tools
VSCode give you a lot of flexibility to override nearly every setting they offer. This come in handing for many reasons which users are finding daily. One of those very reasons I came across today; using title bar and status bar colors to visually differentiate my open VSCode windows. Adapting your workspace color settings First things first you will need to learn to explore the VSCode settings. You can open the settings in a number of ways. Continue reading