Subversion (SVN) for Developers - Enterprise Training Course Background
Apache Subversion which is also sometimes referred to as SVN is a system for versioning and revision control of software – it was developed by CollabNet® in 2000. Subversion is used by software developers for maintaining historic and current versions source code, documentation and web pages.
Subversion is the fastest growing open source application for version control. Forrester Research, in 2007 identified Subversion in a report as the sole leader in the Standalone Software Configuration Management (SCM) category and as a strong performer in the Software Configuration and Change Management (SCCM) category.
This Subversion for Developers - Enterprise training course covers the complete spectrum of using Subversion for software development: from the typical development work cycle to mixed revisions to branching and merging operations. It also includes in depth information related to enterprise-level features like merge tracking and change lists. This course is based on Subversion 1.6.
Course content and topics covered include:
An introduction to version control, parallel development, and Subversion
- Global revisioning
- Working copies
- Standard work cycle
- Mixed revisions
Branches and tags
- Merging changes
- Branch management
- Merge Tracking
- Interactive conflict resolution
Working copy management
- Sparse checkouts
- Peg revisions
Presenter – Roy Woodfine, CollabNet:
This course is presented by Roy Woodfine of CollabNet. Roy is a Senior Technical Consultant, currently managing the deployment of CollabNet solutions throughout several industry sectors within Europe.
Since 1985 He has been involved in the Software industry, from designing software for Military Aircraft through to the Commercial Sector. He has focused on SCM for the latter 15 years Roy has led a variety of significant SCM implementations including a CMMI Agile adoption at a leading investment bank that could demonstrate full compliance after only 6 months.
Before joining CollabNet in 2005, he covered different leadership positions in Rational IBM and the Royal Air Force.
Audience: This course is aimed at Developers, Architects and Configuration Managers.
Class Size: Up to 12 attendees