Moving to Git-based Version Control with Small Teams
DPA2 Development, Programming and Architecture
Location: Pavilion Ballroom West
MONDAY, 9:30 - 10:15 a.m.
Version control has become increasingly important as websites have matured into complex, data-driven applications. The execution of a version control solution, especially with smaller teams, can be daunting. This presentation is meant to provide a brief overview of the various reasons for version control, how to properly plan a migration to version control (especially those leveraging content management systems and/or have no version control in place), and how to execute that plan based on first-hand experience. Just because you have a small team does not mean that version control is not important, nor does it mean that it is intended exclusively for bigger teams. Have a small team? You, too, can join the version control club!
Website Manager, California Baptist University
Waylon Baumgardner is the Website Manager for California Baptist University, one of Southern California's fastest growing private universities. He has a combined 17 years experience with building websites, starting when he was in middle school. He has spent the last five years working in higher education, starting as a front-end developer at the University of California, Riverside. His current role sees him managing the university's public web presence while also leading a small team of web professionals. Some of his operational tasks include developing web content strategy, user testing, as well as front-end development.