The Joys of Version Control

Some advice I had occasion to give to first-year MFAs today, but that I’m confident is right for everyone: if you’re a digital designer, learn and use some kind of version control. Use it for everything. That includes your prototypes, your quick projects, everything, without exception. It substantially improves your ability to recover from failed experiments (and, thus, your comfort with necessary experimentation) even if you never have to recover from a drastic loss.


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