Articles tagged Version Control

02 April 2013
02 April 2013

Beginning Distributed Version Control with Mercurial

The move from client-server version ontrol systems (VCS) to distributed version control systems can be bewildering. Tom uses his experience of moving to Mercurial to explain those aspects of the move that are liable to cause confusion to anyone steeped in the culture of the traditional VCS. Rebase, Push, Pull and Merge explained!… Read more
19 March 2012
19 March 2012

TortoiseSVN and Subversion Cookbook Part 6: Snapshots

Moving backwards in time in Subversion is like time travel in science fiction. It's fine to look around, but If you change anything it can have unforseen consequences, and you always have to return to the present. Snapshots enable you to navigate in source control to examine or compile the code as it existed at a point in time; to access a particular build.… Read more