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Posts tagged “change

Changing URL for Remote

I changed the hosting of my repo from Github to Bitbucket.  I like Bitbucket because not only does it house the code and history, but also it ties in with a bug tracker that allows for tracking (and assigning) of bugs, but also collaboration with developers.

To remap my remote repo, I did this:

git remote set-url [example] [git://github.com/user/test.git]

where:

[example] = repo name

[git://github.com/user/test.git] = new repo url

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Setting Field to Null in MySQL Workbench

I had some bad data in my DB where fields had a space or some other value I could not see, so I needed to set the field to null (my program looks for null).  To do this, I changed the value of the field, then clicked “Apply” and on the SQL preview screen, I changed the value to NULL (ie city = NULL where…).


How to Change Data Format of Rails Field

Changing the format of data in a field can be easy:

http://www.cowboycoded.com/2009/10/07/change-a-column-data-type-with-rails-migration/