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One universe or multiverses, in Git it’s all your call…

Git as a Universe is something I explained in my first Article Git, an entire universe to explorewhich you should take a look into it if you didn’t already, yet that didn’t cover it all somehow. In this article we’ll dive deeper in this concept and take a look on how much similar Git is to Universes and understanding what it really is.

What is Branching ?

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We may move in different circles but we all dance the same dance on the music of the spheres.

Branching is like creating a new universe based on the current one, a universe that respects the same laws yet still an entirely separate one, that can witness things no other universe would do. Well that’s too philosophic so in order to simplify we’ll say it’s just creating a new branch in the great tree of universes. …


Debugging the 12500 Google Sign-in authentication error…

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I was Developing and Android App which provides sign-in with both Facebook and Google using Firebase Authentication services, So i started coding and covered everything the documentation recommended. After finishing everything I was optimistic enough that everything will work just fine, well Facebook worked well but Google Sign-in applied the known saying :

It never works the first time

At first I thought it is just a casual error and tried to understand it, I obviously checked Stackoverflow, GitHub issues and the official documentation but it wasted hours and hours of my time with no solution, and that’s what pushed me to write an article about how to fix…


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How does it feel to be a GDG Algiers Co-Organizer …

This article was inspired from a slack thread shared with GDG Algiers’ co-organizers on their workspace, The thread suddenly got emotional when everyone started sharing how they felt and lived within GDG Algiers community So I thought sharing that valuable experience of theirs is a must, to tell the world how great and cool at GDG Algiers it is. Gathering testimonials from Co-Organizers of different generations in one article looked like it will be a piece of work to me and here it is…

It is hard to resume my experience with GDG Algiers during the last 4 years in just a few words, but I’d say: “Being part of this international community is the best thing that ever happened to me, I’ve met some amazing people who became my best friends, I’ve developed an international network having friends from all over the world and during my 2 years as a Co-Organizer I had a second Family with whom I shared my days. …

About

Abderraouf GATTAL

GDG Algiers/ WTM Algiers Co-Organizer, GitHub Campus Expert, Android (Kotlin| Java)/ web front-end developer (Reactjs| Gatsbyjs), passionate about UI/UX design.

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