This post contains information about configuring a source control system to be used for Visual DataFlex projects. This post can be used in conjunction with Source Control and Visual DataFlex 101: The Basics and Source Control and Visual DataFlex 102: Multi-Developer Use. Also, see my previous post, The Case for Source Control to learn why you should use it.
What Files to Check Into Source Control
The rule of thumb for checking in source code is only to check in files
Source Control and Visual DataFlex 101: The Basics got you started with source control.; this post will show you how to use source control when multiple developers work on the same project. This post builds on the previous post and assumes you are familiar with the information in it, so if you have not, please read it now.
Just as the aforementioned post, the purpose of this post is to allow you to start using source control in a fast and efficient manner. It is not intended to explain
In The Case for Source Control, I told you why you should use source control. Now I will show you how to use source control with Visual DataFlex. This post will demonstrate the basics of source control from a single developer perspective. Source Control and Visual DataFlex 102: Multi-Developer Use moves on to using source control when multiple developers work on the same project. The purpose of this post is to allow you to start using source control in a fast and efficient manner. See Configuring Source Control for Visual DataFlex
In the first blog I told you how to connect to the HTML document object inside your Microsoft Internet Explorer browser object. How you can dynamically load a string holding a HTML document structure. In this blog I will extend this a bit.
Let's go back to the Did You Know dialog in DataBase Explorer and look what extras we can learn from there.
If you bring up that dialog and you right click the browser control you will notice you cannot get to
Source Control has been discussed in our forums off and on for years and it appears that some developers are not convinced that using it will benefit them. If you are not currently using source control, you should seriously reconsider doing so. I hope this article clears up most questions you have.
Source control is often also referred to as "version control" or "revision control". I prefer the term source control because it does so much more than simply tracking revisions, as I will