CSC 195.01 2013S Technologies for Mediascripting

Class 02: Source Code Management Systems

Back to Class 01: Introduction. On to Class 03: Automation with Make.

This outline is also available in PDF.

Held: Thursday, 31 January 2013

Summary: In today's class, we do some basic exploration of source code management (SCM) systems.

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Review: Why we need source code management systems

I've discussed this quickly once, but thought it would be useful to review.

Contrasting philosophies of SCM

Common tasks with source code management systems

Rare but important tasks

Typical workflow.

Related issues

Behaving well in a collaborative project

Subversion and the Glimmer subversion repository



Note: I would like you to do these tasks using command-line git, at least the first time you do them.

The next steps require collaboration with one or more classmates.

Back to Class 01: Introduction. On to Class 03: Automation with Make.

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