Month: May 2018

SVN Basics – Module 3: SVN Check out

May 30, 2018
At this point, having completed module 1 and module 2, we have an SVN server, a repository in that server and we have files/directories in that repository. The whole point of this is to share files and version control them between different users. The next step then is for you to check out the files from the repository. From here we can simulate another user checking out the files from that same repository. In this way, we can see and learn how SVN deals with two people editing the same set of files at the same time.     In the last module, we created two user accounts (user1 and user2). With your first user account then (the one that...
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SVN Basics – Module 2: Setting Up the Tortoise SVN Client and SVN Import

May 14, 2018
In the first tutorial we looked at why we need SVN and setting up our own Visual SVN server. When working with your team at work or collaboratively over the net, you probably won't need to setup the server. This will probably already be in place and you'll be given an account that allows you access. We've setup our own Visual SVN server instance because it's the quickest way to get started and to help us learn. Your own SVN server gives you an environment in which to practice and experiment. ` Once the server and repository are configured we need to setup our client to access this repository. The client allows us to pull files out of our central...
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SVN Basics – Module 1: Core Components and Installing Visual SVN Server

May 9, 2018
In this set of tutorials, we're going to take you through the basics of Subversion with Visual SVN Server and Tortoise SVN. Subversion (from here on in referred to as SVN) is a centralized Version Control System. That is, it's a tool that allows us to version control files and collaborate on files. SVN deployed with Visual SVN Server gives us a server environment within which to maintain our files. Add to this a graphical user interface called "Tortoise SVN" and this gives us the simplest and quickest way for individuals to collaborate on files and version control those files.   SVN has been developed by CollabNet and is currently maintained by the Apache Software Foundation. It's open source project...
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