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ExpressionEngine and GIT Process

I'm looking to change my ExpressionEngine development process to integrated GIT for version control. What is the best place to start? I work on a PC. I use UniServer for LAMP, Aptana Studio 3 for ...
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Add-on Development with Themes and Git

I'm wondering how add-on devs who's add-ons have themes use Git? For example, the way I do things now is to just make my add-ons repo the core folder; eg, securitee or ct_admin within the third_party ...
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What do you put in your .gitignore for ExpressionEngine sites?

I'd like to keep my git repo as clean as possible without cache files and content image files. Also I'd like to preserve the ExpressionEngine images directory structure. What are you gitignore ...
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MSM Bootstrapping

I've just added a secondary site to my Git-bootstrapped EE-site. I've added new upload destinations and I've added them to my file-uploads array in my config.php. My file-uploads array looks like this ...
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Setting up Git version control for a multi-environment workflow

I've got a live EE site and I need to put it under version control using multi-environment config settings. My goal is to set a git workflow, so these would be the steps I believe are right for my ...
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Updating modules + Updater + Version control + Beanstalk

When updating modules locally we typically use DevDemon Updater to shorten the install process. Many modules run SQL queries when updating which is not version controlled. My question is rather than ...
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How to manage EE Cache files in Git?

I'm using Git for version control and have been battling with the system/expressionengine/cache folder a bit. Someone had removed it from the repo using an ignore, but then we got php errors because ...
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Password Protect Development Environment Only?

I'm developing a site with Git and Master Config, and up until yesterday I was forcing users to log-in to view the site on the development server with this code in my document head template: {if ...
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Git subtree with add-ons that have a themes folder

I've taken to installing add-ons that I have in development in separate repositories as submodules into each of my EE projects. This has worked fine for add-ons that do not have a themes folder, but I ...
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How does one keep multiple EE-installs with lifted systemfolders on Mamp Pro

This first post of mine here at the EESE could perhaps be regarded as a Mamp-problem rather than an EE-thing. But I would very much like to hear from the EE-community on this since replies here ...
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With Mountee gone, what simple and efficient workflow is there to replace it?

The unexpected discontinuation of Mountee (as of EE 2.8) has caught many ExpressionEngine users on the wrong foot, and left them holding back with updates or struggling to adapt to new workflows. ...
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ExpressionEngine source control via git

Im trying use some form of source control with EE. I cannot clearly see a way to decouple the database from the templates and other structures, as would be the case in a most CMSes. Creating channels ...
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git , bitbucket and multi environment (subdomain > same server)

So, this is my actual workflow: With my IDE (Webstorm or Aptana, I'm on windows) I create a project and I synchronize remotely via (s)ftp I then create a git repository and push it on bitbucket ...
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Git and Templates saved as file

I am playing around with Git together with an EE install and I think that I have almost nailed it (aka found my workflow). There is just one small unclarity remaining with Templates being saved as ...
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Variables overwritten by database

Question, then background behind the question: We use Low Variables. When would the database overwrite our variable files on the server instead of the files overwriting what's in the database? ...
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Trying to set up dev / staging environment for EE on Nexcess hosting

So, as a precursor - I'm new to using Git and the FocusLab Master Config and having a few issues getting set up. I'm using a Nexcess shared EEP-100 account. If I follow everyone's advice on ...
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Adding Cidoc Sphinx theme to my documentation

I am following instructions given here I get the following error when entering $ git submodule add [email protected]:adrianmacneil/cidoc.git user_guide_src/_themes/cidoc in the terminal: fatal: Not a ...
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Duplicating a site to a subdomain (for development) [duplicate]

Just a quick question with regards to what people think is the best way to handle this situation. I have a site set-up. When also have a duplicate of the site at a subdomain. Well.. it was a ...
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