Aaron Saray, Open Source Developer and Engineering Manager

Hi - I'm Aaron! I'm a Dev Manager coach, PHP & Laravel programmer, and Node & Vue developer.

I do contract work with my company More Better Faster. I like popcorn & short walks on the pavement.

Here are some things I have to say:

A Better Alternative to .gitkeep

Since git does not store folders specifically (just path information), if you need an empty folder in your project that can be hard. Especially if that folder needs git to ignore any content inside of it. A community convention to solve this challenge has been the .gitkeep file. This is not part of the spec, combining that file with various .gitignore rules can solve this problem. But, there’s a better way. (more…)


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