Setting up a Secure Subversion Server (5 tags)
You've finally persuaded your users to stop emailing documents back and forth when they need to collaborate, but you've had to recover three overridden versions on the shared network drive this week. Dru Lavigne has an answer; this month's FreeBSD Basics column demonstrates how to allow users to collaborate on documents with safe and secure version control provided by Subversion.
Creating Custom .NET Controls with C# (3 tags)
When you need more functionality than .NET's built-in controls supply, it's time to roll your own. With the Control and UserControl classes, it's surprisingly simple.
The New Breed of Version Control Systems (2 tags)
CVS, part of the glue that holds open source development together, is showing its age. Many competitors have emerged recently, fixing misfeatures and adding new ideas. Shlomi Fish explores several current open source version control systems that may be better than CVS for your needs.
The Top Ten Subversion Tips for CVS Users (2 tags)
If you've been contemplating a switch from CVS to Subversion, there's more to it than simply learning Subversion's new features. You'll need to unlearn some bad habits CVS has instilled in you as well. Brian Fitzpatrick, coauthor of Version Control with Subversion, offers ten Subversion tips that will help users break bad CVS habits and form good Subversion ones.
Configuration Management in Java EE Applications Using Subversion (2 tags)
Does your enterprise Java application need to store not only complex objects or documents but a history of changes to them? Many developers try to solve this problem with database wizardry, but it's probably a better option to hand the job over to a configuration management system that is built for the task. In this article, Swaminathan Radhakrishnan shows how you can implement requirements for change tracking by using a Subversion repository from your Java application, by way of the JavaSVN library.