**_Content originally published August 13, 2009 for the_** **Short Order Code** **_podcast._**
In this, the inaugural episode of Short Order Code Keith dives into a bit of his background, explains what â€œShort Order Codeâ€ really is, and tells you why you need source control for your projects.
Source control certainly isnâ€™t the sexiest topic in software development, but itâ€™s an important fundamental practice. Having a good source control product available to you, and putting in place the pieces you need to make regular and effective use of it are critical to being a productive member of any development organization.
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