March 7, 2016

BackHub Review - Sleep Well at Night While Saving Money on Your GitHub Subscription

At first glance, backing up GitHub repositories sounds like a trivial operation. Git is a distributed version control system, so each of the team members already has the full copy of the repository on his or her local machine. All one needs to do is to backup files somewhere safe, the same as is the case for other stuff on user’s hard drive. While backing up is relatively easy, the real nuisance is restoring files. You must create a new repository on GitHub, restore files locally, and then push everything to GitHub. And you lose all the threads discussing issues, pull requests are gone, and information about collaborators on the project is lost. All these issues (and more) are handled automatically by BackHub for just about three dollars per private repository backup per year, which is ten times less than what it costs to host a private repository on GitHub.

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March 1, 2016

Stop the Invoice Hunt Now! Invoices of All Online Services Are Now Just One Click Away

Jane is the office manager at a growing startup. Sally is an external bookkeeper making sure expenses at the startup are in check. Each month they get together over coffee and they comb through credit card statements trying to identify what each of the line items on the statement mean and who made the expense. Most of the line items are travel expenses, but these are easy. The startup is using Expensify and Sally can resolve all credit card items involving travel expenses with just a few clicks. What's left are mostly charges of online services in use at the startup. This is where Jane steps in.

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