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Getting Started with Subversion notes, November meetup

Nicholas Z.
nzographos
Group Organizer
Avon Lake, OH
Post #: 4
Getting Started with Subversion
- why SVN
- extremely common place
- TONS of tools for using SVN
- popularity leads to good documentation
- free / low-cost ways to use SVN
- installation
- issues
DAV vs SSH

- alternatives to installing
- Assembla - http://www.assembla.c...­
- Unfuddle - http://unfuddle.com/a...­
- OpenSVN - https://opensvn.csie....­
- And many more...

Getting started
- Import any current code
svn import -m "Downtown First" . svn://svnuser<at sign>svn.nezencreation.com/dtf/trunk
- Checkout imported code
- Start working using the checked out code

Tools for checking in/out
- Dreamweaver
- Coda
- TortoiseSVN: http://tortoisesvn.ti...­
- WebSVN (PHP web-based client): http://www.websvn.inf...­
- Many more:
http://en.wikipedia.o...­

Changing habits
- Check in when done for the day
- Check in when starting the day
- Check in after major changes
- Note: in general, can't check in too often; a lot harder to do than not enough
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