Category Archives: Subversion

Git+SVN: Script To Do “Svn Up” And “Git Commit” With Svn Revision Number

I’ve been using Git+SVN for a while now, and I really like what it does for me. What I don’t like is the constant repetition of the same command to update from svn into my local git branch, over and … Continue reading 

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Branching Strategies: When To Branch And Merge

At a very high level, all branching strategies have the same core policies: create the branch when you are confident that the cost of branching and merging is less than the cost of committing to the main source line, and … Continue reading 

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Branch-Per-Feature: How I Manage Subversion With Git Branches

Anyone that follow me on twitter likely knows that I’m a big fan of Git these days. I’ll spare you the gushing heart felt nausea of how it’s so awesome  and skip right to the point, though: I don’t always … Continue reading 

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Video of the Continuous Integration workshop

Early this week we  ( Jeffrey Palermo and I ) gave a Continuous Integration Workshop in Austin.  We were able to record the workshop and our company Headspring Systems made the recordings available on their website. There is just under … Continue reading 

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Branch-Per-Feature Source Control. Part 2: How (Theory)

In the first part of my Branch-Per-Feature (BPF) series, I talked about why you would want to use a source control strategy like BPF – what circumstances would warrant such a strategy, what problems it solves, and a little bit … Continue reading 

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Branch-Per-Feature Source Control. Part 1: Why

Several years ago, I started using source control systems to store all of my code. It was a life saver. I was no longer worried about losing changes that I had made. Then a few years ago, I found Subversion. … Continue reading 

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Branch-Per-Feature Source Control. Introduction

Update: I have used the term ‘branch-per-feature’ very loosely until recently. It was a catchy name, easy to remember, and got the point across. However, this is only one example of what is really a branching strategy.  A branching strategy … Continue reading 

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Visual SVN Server

Due to the new policies by (not allowing free private source repositories), I’ve had to finally grab another server and stand-up Visual SVN Server.  It’s free, VERY easy to manage and worked like a charm once installed.  Kudos to … Continue reading 

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Subversion Tip of the Day – Moving Files

Many of you are beginning to use Subversion for your source control repository these days.  I am also sure that you have found SVNTortoise to be a welcome addition to Subversion and use it also.  Moving files and directories at … Continue reading 

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To all developers, If you are located for co-located Subversion hosting, I’ve now looked at, tried/purchased an account with  I was pair programming with a colleague today at a local coffee shop and we have both been trying to … Continue reading