Visual SourceSafe 2005 Software Configuration Management in Practice

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Packt Publishing Ltd, Feb 16, 2007 - Computers - 386 pages
After introducing the fundamental principles of SCM and the benefits of using SCM to manage the software development lifecycle this book uses a real-world case-study project to build a Service-Oriented Application named Orbital Hotel. You will learn the team cooperation features in Visual SourceSafe with the help of John and Mary, two fictional team members assigned to implement various project components. You can visit Orbital Hotel online and you can download its source code. The appendices deal with SourceSafe administration tasks: database creation and management, how to secure the database and how to assign users and user rights, how to manage projects and project settings, and how to customize SourceSafe to best suit your development style. This book is for .NET developers, testers and configuration managers who: Use Visual Studio .NET 2005 for building software Want to use software configuration to manage their products in day-to-day activities Want to improve their efficiency by learning to use the best practices with SourceSafe Want to install, manage, and configure Visual SourceSafe 2005 for optimal operation The book does not assume previous knowledge of Software Configuration Management or Visual SourceSafe. It takes the reader from the ground up and is a great resource for people starting to learn about this subject. Readers with previous SourceSafe experience will benefit by discovering the improved and new features in Visual SourceSafe 2005.
 

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Aleksandar Seovic is a founder and Managing Director at S4HC, Inc., where he has worked in the architect role on both .NET and Java projects and has led development effort on a number of engagements for Fortune 500 clients, mostly in the pharmaceutical and financial services industries. Aleksandar led the implementation of Oracle Coherence for .NET, a client library that allows applications written in any .NET language to access data and services provided by Oracle Coherence data grid, and was one of the key people involved in the design and implementation of Portable Object Format (POF), a platform-independent object serialization format that allows seamless interoperability of Coherence-based Java, .NET, and C++ applications. Aleksandar frequently speaks about and evangelizes Coherence at industry conferences, Java and .NET user group events, and Coherence SIGs. He can be reached at aleks@s4hc.com.

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