Whether it’s web development, media production, or writing that school term paper, version control is always A GOOD THING, especially when more than one person is involved. Good version control:
- allows a developers to concurrently work on the same section of code
- experiment with new designs without fear of breaking the current site/program/document
- document the development process, very helpful for troubleshooting and/or reverting to an earlier version.
Flash Guru Jesse Freeman offers some tips on setting up version control for a blog or small site, using Git and WordPress as case examples. It’s a nice outline of a version control process in general.