Today, we’ll talk about a feature of several well-known Git tools that I prefer to call a “merge request,” but tends often to be referred to as a “pull request,” for example, on sites like GitHub and Bitbucket. Using Git-based merge requests tends to promote cooperation, participation, and collaboration among software team members while they’re developing code on mid-sized to large projects. By requiring each software feature or fix to be encapsulated into a formal and easily-identifiable “entity,” for lack of a better term, pull requests also lend a much-needed sense of structured flow to Git which is, from my […]

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