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MERGE CONFLICT: Conflict Resolution for Developers

MERGE CONFLICT: Conflict Resolution for Developers

Tracy Hinds

June 28, 2014

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  1. MERGE Conflict Resolution for Developers CONFLICT

  2. Tracy Hinds @hackygolucky @hackygolucky Urban Airship Web Engineer

  3. DISCLAIMER: For those who I have wronged and have yet

    to annoy. THANKS! and a ...
  4. Put up your dukes

  5. Conflict. It’s a thing.

  6. Conflict. It’s a thing! HEALTHY

  7. $ git checkout style Switched to branch 'style' $ git

    merge master Auto-merging lib/hello.html CONFLICT (content): Merge conflict in lib/hello.html Automatic merge failed; fix conflicts and then commit the result. She nods.
  8. 140 characters Context is king.

  9. 140 characters Context is king. lacking.

  10. Words are powerful.

  11. Words are powerful. Tone matters

  12. Words are powerful. Tone matters Though, sometimes we wish that

    wasn’t the case.
  13. None
  14. shouldn’t be in the conversation. YOU

  15. 1. Understand the conflict 2. Communicate with the opposition 3.

    Brainstorm possible resolutions 4. Choose the best resolution 5. Cope with stressful situations and pressure tactics 6. Rinse and (possibly) repeat. Negotiating the resolution of a conflict:
  16. $ git add lib/hello.html $ git commit -m "Merged master

    fixed conflict." Recorded resolution for 'lib/hello.html'. [style 645c4e6] Merged master fixed conflict. Resolve the conflict manually.

  18. PROPS TO MY RESOURCES Civility in the Digital Age: How

    Companies and People Can Triumph over Haters, Trolls, Bullies and Other Jerks Andrea Weckerle http://ptgmedia.pearsoncmg.com/images/9780789750242/samplepages/0789750244.pdf Suicide Awareness & Prevention for Caregivers & Health Service Providers The Samaritans http://samaritansnyc.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Samaritans-Suicide-Awareness-and- Prevention-Booklet.pdf Effective Communication Skills: Resolving Conflicts Naomi Brower, Jana Darrington http://extension.usu.edu/files/publications/publication/FC_Relationships_2012-02pr.pdf https://yourlogicalfallacyis.com/ Topics to look into for further funtimes: Crisis Counseling Or even better, volunteer and get trained! Conflict Resolution Social Psychology
  19. (This is Portland. You should visit!)