News

  • 6.4 (01/13/2015)

    New

    • Fully support Visual Studio 2013/2015

    Improved

    • Added prompt messages when checking in an item that is already checked out by the same user from a different location.

    Fixed

    • Fixed a bug where sawvconfigure.ini is missing when password policy is enabled
  • 6.3 (01/08/2013)
    Improvements for the performance:
    • Fully support Visual Studio 2012.
    • Auto keep old configuration file during server-side upgrade.
    • Other minor fixes and tweaks.
  • 6.2 (08/09/2011)
    Improvements for the performance:
    • Further improve the performance to refresh the file/project list.
    • Further improve the performance to Get file/project, especially when it is recursive.
    • Further improve the performance of 'Check In' by reducing the frequency of status query.
    • Further improve the performance of 'Undo Check Out'.
    • Further improve the performance of 'Add Files'.
    • Further improve the performance of 'Status Search'. It now only searches among checked out files.
    Enhancements and bug fixes:
    • Improved the simultaneous capacity. More users and VSS databases can be handled by Version 6.2 simultaneously.
    • Able to track the 'computer name' in 'check out path' with Visual Sourcesafe 2005 API.
    • Support project switching in different databases in IDE.
    • Support drag & drop operation to share file/project in Windows GUI client.
    • Display 'Modification Time' in the File List Columns instead of 'Check In Time'.
    • COM SDK fully compatible with DEP.
    • More detailed error/warning messages of Server Manager to help users troubleshoot problems.
    • Other minor fixes and tweaks.
  • 6.1.1 (01/19/2011)
    Bug fixes:
    • Fixed bug where other users failed to get the updated file without reopening it when the size of a file remained the same after being edited in Visual Studio IDE Client.
    • Fixed bug where abnormal file access may occur if the file cache is disabled on the server side.
    • Other minor fixes and tweaks.
  • 6.1 (11/30/2010)
    • Dramatically improved overall performance by introducing ZIP compression technique on network layer.

      Based on version 6.0, the new version greatly enhances the transmission performance by applying ZIP compression technique on the network layer. This way, both the number and the size of network packets will be decreased so as to improve the client responsivity.
    • Other minor fixes and tweaks.
  • 6.0 (9/14/2010)
    Improvements and bug fixes in 6.0:
    • Greatly improved interface of SourceAnywhere for VSS. More friendly to use.
      • Users can customize skin styles for SourceAnywhere for VSS Client.More Info
      • Added support for locating to a specific SourceAnywhere for VSS project directly by typing its path into Source location.More Info
      • Added hyperlink of working folder which allows users to explore local working folder by a click.More Info
      • Added support for customizing personalized menu bar and toolbars.More Info
      • Added prompt messages for operations on shared files. Users will receive a warning message when doing Check Out/Check In/Undo Check Out operations on a file which was checked out to another location.
    • Project Diff operation greatly improved in Windows GUI Client. More Info
      • The performance is greatly improved and the interface is more friendly.
      • Allows users to perform operations, such as Add Files, Delete, Get, Check Out/In, Undo Check Out, Show Difference, Reconcile All, in the Project Difference dialog box.
      • Added Advanced options for choosing files to show in the Project Differences dialog box.
    • Added support for sharing historical version of project in Project History Dialog Box. Files in historical version of project will be pinned automatically after being shared.
    • Added support for integrating SourceAnywhere for VSS with Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.
    • Added support for moving files/folders in IDE.
    • Added support for integrating SourceAnywhere for VSS with uniPaaS.
    • Improved dialog box viewing mode for File/Project History Dialog Box and Search Result Dialog Box. Users now can view multiple of these dialog boxes concurrently.
    • Added support for SOCKS 4, SOCKS 5 and HTTP proxy in Cache Server Manager.
    • Added optional merge modes.More Info
    • Added support for performing check in/undo check out/ get latest version operations on multi-files from different directories in Status Search Result Dialog Box.
    • Optimized integration with Visual Studio. Apply add-in technology to handle refresh event which can reduce unnecessary refresh event.
    • Fixed bug where the file data and time may be wrong after getting its historical version.
    • Fixed bug where renaming an item by changing cases in VSS doesn't rename the file in SourceAnywhere for VSS.
    • Other minor fixes and tweaks.
  • 5.4 (5/10/2009)
    Improvements and bug fixes in 5.4:
    • Added Ant Plug-in which allows users to integrate SourceAnywhere for VSS with Ant which supports automatic building. More Info
    • Added CruiseControl.NET Plug-in which enables users to integrate SourceAnywhere for VSS with CruiseControl.NET which supports continuous integration. More Info
    • Improved Cache Server logging.
      • Users can now trace different operations in Cache Server.
      • Users can now see whether the files are from Cache Server or Server when performing Get.
    • Added support for 3rd-party diff/merge tool to SourceAnywhere for VSS Java Client.
    • Added Local Modification column in SourceAnywhere for VSS Windows and Java Client Explorer which allows users to see the modification time of the local files in the working folders.
    • Users can now sort file names in Share dialog box.
    • Improved MergeHero:
      • Improved interface. It's now more friendly to use.
      • The result pane is now editable.
      • Improved algorithm for 3-way diff/merge.
    • Improved error message "Socket Error". Users can now see more information about the error.
    • Added a method in Java SDK which allows users to get a file by label.
    • Improved COM SDK.
    • Fixed bug where some pinned files in Visual SourceSafe don't show as pinned in SourceAnywhere for VSS.
    • Fixed bug where SourceAnywhere for VSS Visual Studio IDE Client may not get the latest version when doing Get/Compare with Cache Server being used.
    • Fixed bug where a discrepancy message appears when opening a Visual Studio solution including one or more websites, which are source controlled by SourceAnywhere for VSS.
    • Fixed bug where SourceAnywhere for VSS Client may fail to connect to SourceAnywhere for VSS Server when using some proxy servers.
    • Fixed bug where the binding information may get lost when reopen a SQL Server Management Studio project in SourceAnywhere for VSS.
    • Other minor fixes and tweaks.
  • 5.3.2 (5/13/2008)
    Performance improved.
  • 5.3.1.1 (4/01/2008)
    • Bug fix in 5.3.1.1:
      Fixed bug where SourceAnywhere for VSS may hang when getting files if the local copies of the files already exist .
    • Release note:
      If you are using SourceAnywhere for VSS 5.3.1, you only need to upgrade the client side. SourceAnywhere for VSS 5.3.1.1 Client is compatible with version 5.3.1 server. There is no change made on the server and cache server side in this version.
  • 5.3.1 (3/06/2008)
    Improvements and bug fixes in 5.3.1:
    • Fixed bug where the status of a file may be shown as "Needs Merge" if another client check in on the same machine.
    • Fixed bug where the merge result of a file may be incorrect if there are conflicts in the multiple check-ins when working with Visual SourceSafe 8.0.
    • SourceAnywhere for VSS Eclipse Plug-in extends its availability to C++ development within Eclipse.
    • MergeHero improved:
      • Directories Comparison results can now be shown by default. 
      • Fixed bug where MergeHero maybe corrupt in three-way merge.
  • 5.3 (1/09/2008)
    Main improvements in 5.3:
    • Added Remote Version, Local Version, Status columns in the file list. Providing version number and one-word descriptions of the state (Normal, Edited, Renegade, Needs Merge, Old, Missing, Unknown, More Recent) of the working copy of the file.
       
    • MergeHero interface greatly improved. More like Microsoft Visual SourceSafe Visual Merge. More friendly to use.

      • Added Changed Text marker to designate conflicting changes to a file.
      • Added optional way to apply/remove changes - by left clicking the button-like lines in the top two panes.
      • For File Diff, added display options for Ignore Tabstop and Ignore White Space.
      • For Project Diff, added display options for showing only the files exist in the left/right side, or only the identical/different ones in both places. (Show Left-Only Files, Show Right-Only Files, Show Identical Files, Show Different Files).
    • Added support for Eclipse 3.3.x.
  • 5.2 (9/27/2007)
    Main improvements in 5.2:
    • Performance greatly improved. For most operations, SourceAnywhere for VSS 5.2 can be 1.2 to 5 times faster than SourceAnywhere for VSS 5.1. For large teams or teams with big projects, the performance improvement can be greater.
    • Performance improved when SAW server is installed on a different machine from the one hosting Visual SourceSafe (VSS) database.
    • SSL root certificate is exported and imported automatically when using SSL encryption.
    • Precision of "Server-based time zone offset" option improved to minutes.
    • Added "Remember Password" option in Login dialog box of GUI Client, as seen in the following figure.
    • Added "Select all" and "Invert selection" option on the Edit menu of GUI client.
    • Added a prompt dialog box when adding file(s) without working folder.
    • Added "Comment" column on both File History and Project History dialog boxes.
    • Allows users to view an old file version directly by adding "View" option in File History dialog box, as seen in the following figure.
    • Added "Refresh Option" for the View tab of Windows Client options, as seen in the following figure.
    • Added Status Search functionality in Java GUI client.
    • Added "Get" button in project history dialog box of Java GUI client.
    • Added View tab for Java Client options.
    • Allows users to check in items using drag and drop from working folder to Dynamsoft SourceAnywhere for VSS Java Explorer.
    • Added Share command in Visual Studio IDE.
    • Macromedia studio plug-in improved to support Dreamweaver CS3.
    • Allows users to get project from Dynamsoft SourceAnywhere for VSS in Eclipse Plug-in.
    • Added "Dir" and "GetProjectHistory" commands in Command Line Client.
    • Allows users to get the Check Out Status of a file by using GetFileInfo command in Command Line Client.
    • Added Support page in both Server Manager and Cache Server Manager, which helps users maximize the benefits in Dynamsoft SourceAnywhere for VSS.
    • Removed login dialogue box of Server Manager, which allows administrators to access Server Manager more conveniently.
    • Pin process optimized. There is no need to configure "Project with Pinned" in Server Manager anymore.

    Bug fixes in 5.2:

    • Fixed bug where getting old version of a labeled file failed when the "Include Labels" option on History tab is unchecked.
    • Fixed bug where the Check Out Folder of checked-out files or projects are not displayed when users re-open Dynamsoft SourceAnywhere for VSS Explorer.
    • Fixed bug where caching information (e.g. working folder, check out folder, user, etc) may be lost if the local caching file is read-only.
    • Fixed bug where check-in failed during the three-way merge process.
    • Fixed bug where checking "Include Sub directories" option doesn't work when comparing directories.
    • Fixed bug where the check out status of an item checked out by others cannot be shown in Eclipse Plug-in.
    • Fixed bug where web project cannot be deployed to other computer.
    • Fixed bug where unlocking a user account failed in Server Manager.
    • Other minor bug fixes and tweaks.
  • 5.2 Beta (9/05/2007)
  • 5.1 (2/09/2007)  
    • Product name changed from "SourceAnyWhere" to "Dynamsoft SourceAnywhere for VSS".
    • Added Project With Pinned functionality in Server Manager. Excluding pinned status of Visual SourceSafe (VSS) files in Dynamsoft SourceAnywhere for VSS will mainly improve the performance of refreshing.
    • Added "Duration for file status caching" option for the General tab of Visual Studio IDE Client options. Checking this option may improve the performance of IDE client when there are a large number of files in the solution.
    • Removed limit on the maximum number of files that can be cached on the cache server. And added File Cache option in the Memory Cache Settings window of Cache Server Manager, which allows you to specify the amount of disk space used for file cache.
    • Capabilities of Get operation improved when getting a project through labels.
    • Fixed bug where memory leak occurs when using SSL encryption.
    • Fixed bug where the IDE client hangs when opening "Pending Checkins" tab in Visual Studio 2005 IDE.
    • Fixed bug where source control bindings of projects may lose when re-opening a solution that contains multiple projects in Visual Studio IDE Client.
  • 5.0.1 (10/31/2006)
    Improvements and bug fixes in 5.0.1:
    • Performance greatly improved when using SSL encryption
    • Selecting a file version in Project History dialog box and then performing Get command now allows you to select from the following two options: get the selected file version only or get the entire project containing the selected file version.
    • Fixed bug where checking out files through SAW Command Line Client fails sometimes
    • Fixed bug where importing Blowfish keys into SAW Windows GUI Client fails before the first successful login
  • 4.3 (10/20/2006)
    Improvements and bug fixes in 4.3:
    • Added socket validity check functionality, which enables SAW to check if the socket is valid before each network operation.
    • Fixed bug where "Version not found" error occurs when performing Get command in Project History dialog box, if Visual SourceSafe (VSS) 8.0 is used as the backend of SAW.
    • Fixed bug where checking out files through SAW Command Line Client fails sometimes.
  • 5.0 (9/05/2006)
    SourceAnyWhere 5.0 comes with 200+ new features and improvements, which are divided into the following parts:

    Cache Server Added

    From version 5.0, SourceAnyWhere provides a caching solution for distributed development. SourceAnyWhere Cache Server is an optional caching system. It is used to cache copies of requested server files, thereby improving the client responsiveness. More Info

    Eclipse Plug-in Added

    SourceAnyWhere Eclipse plug-in is a team provider plug-in for the Eclipse IDE. It enables users to perform SourceAnyWhere operations within the Eclipse IDE. More Info

    Macromedia Studio Plug-in Added

    SourceAnyWhere Macromedia Studio plug-in enables Dreamweaver or Flash users to access their Visual SourceSafe (VSS) databases remotely. More Info

    COM SDK & Java SDK Added

    The Software Development Kit (SDK) for SourceAnyWhere enables developers to integrate SourceAnyWhere functionality with their projects. COM SDK and Java SDK are provided. More Info

    128-bit SSL Encryption Added

    Besides the Blowfish encryption, SourceAnyWhere 5.0 adds support for 128-bit SSL encryption to protect the data.

    Server Manager Improvements

    • Added support for SSL encryption. SSL configuration items are added to the general settings section, as seen in the following figure (click to view full image):

       
    • Memory Cache Setting section added. Allows you to configure the amount of virtual memory to use for server caching, as seen below (click to view full image):

       
    • Root CA section added. Allows you to generate, view, export and delete Root CA certificate, as seen below (click to view full image)

       
    • User Access section added. Allows you to specify which user(s) is allowed to access a Visual SourceSafe (VSS) database, as seen in the following figure (click to view full image):

       
    • User's access to databases can now be specified in Add Users dialog box, as seen in the following figure (click to view full image):

       
    • Settings of Users and Blowfish Keys apply for all databases now.
    • When serial number expires, the expiration date can now be displayed.
    • Fixed bug where the Rename action is not logged completely in the log file.
    • Several minor bug fixes.

    Windows GUI Client Improvements

    • Improved performance when refreshing file list.
    • Refresh File List and Refresh Project Tree commands combine to be Refresh command.
    • Added support for SSL encryption.
    • Added socket validity check functionality. Enables SourceAnyWhere to check if the socket is valid before network operation
    • Added Wildcard Search functionality . Allows you to search for files with a specific filename, as seen in the following figures (click to view full image):


       
    • Arguments can be specified for the external editor application in View Or Edit dialog box, as seen in the following figure (click to view full image):

       
    • Label command is available from the menu by right-clicking a file or a project.
    • Changed behavior of Show File Difference dialog. If the local copy of the file exists in the working folder, the Show File Difference dialog will be skipped when you compare the master copy of the file to the local copy.
    • Deleted (but not permanently destroyed) items in a project can now be retrieved through history of the project.
    • Status Windows can display 50000 lines of messages now.
    • Search results of Status Search can now be exported, as seen in the following figure (click to view full image):
    • Added help link for checking in an unchanged file and undoing checkout of a file.
    • Fixed bug where performing Get Latest Version on a checked-out file in Search Result dialog box will enable the Check Out button.
    • Fixed bug where when searching checkout status of a project that contains two subprojects with the same length of project name, only Undo Check Out and Check In commands are available on the checked-out files of these two subprojects  in Search Result dialog box .
    • Fixed bug where the database alias dropdown list is unavailable in Login dialog box, if the network connection is interrupted but soon recovered when connecting to server.
    • Fixed bug where "Version not found" error occurs when getting or checking out a file when Visual SourceSafe (VSS) 8.0 is used as the backend of SourceAnyWhere.
    • Fixed bug where sometimes SourceAnyWhere Explorer crashes when adding a file or setting working folder in SourceAnyWhere Explorer, if there is a special device in the system that appears as a driver  in "My Computer".
    • Fixed bug where some special folders can not be shared.
    • Fixed bug where the error information is incorrect when the length of the label name exceeds the maximum allowed length.
    • Fixed bug where no error is returned when inputting an integer that is not in the base range of the integer type in the 'Include Past' item of History Option dialog box.
    • Other minor bug fixes

    Command Line Client Improvements

    • Added EOL parameter for AddFolder and AddFile commands
    • Added comment parameter for CheckoutProject and CheckoutFile commands
    • Added support for SSL encryption.

    Java Client Improvements

    • Added merge functionality when checking in, checking out or getting files.
    • Added Wildcard Search functionality.
    • Added support for drag-and-drop.
    • Added support for SSL encryption.
    • Added tooltip for commands on the toolbar.
    • Added SAW editor for editing and viewing files.
    • Added keyboard shortcuts for commands under the main menu.
    • Added keyboard shortcuts for some dialog boxes
    • Added creating new folders functionality when setting working folder of a project.
    • Added Java-style Help file
    • Improved performance when refreshing file list and refreshing project tree.
    • Improved Java GUI
    • The sizes and positions of several windows can now be remembered. These windows are Add dialog box, Share dialog box and the main window.
    • The path of the selected folder can now be remembered when adding a file or folder.
    • The widths of the columns in the file list can now be remembered
    • The file lists can now be sorted on columns.
    • Arguments can be now specified for the external editor application in View Or Edit dialog box
    • Fixed bug where the error information is incorrect when the length of the label name exceeds the maximum allowed length.
    • Other minor bug fixes.

    Visual Studio IDE Client Improvements

    • Added support for the latest MSSCCI.
    • Can now switch freely between Visual SourceSafe (VSS) and SourceAnyWhere for Web projects in Visual Studio.NET

    MergeHero Improvements

    • Can now merge line differences between two versions in a three-way merge
    • Other minor bug fixes
  • 4.2.4 (6/07/2006)
    Improvements and bug fixes in 4.2.4:
    • Performance improved on refresh file list, especially when SAW server is installed on a different machine from the one hosting Visual SourceSafe (VSS) database.
    • Performance improved on Check In, Check Out and Undo Check Out operations.
    • Integrated Windows Authentication of Microsoft ISA proxy server is now supported
    • Fixed bug where SAW fails to get old versions of a project through labels when Visual SourceSafe (VSS) 2005/8.0 is used as the backend of SAW
    • Fixed bug in SAW IDE Client where permission of a file in a Web project is changed after the file is retrieved from SAW server
    • Fixed bug in SAW IDE Client where binding a solution or project to SAW server through Change Source Control dialog box does not work properly sometimes
    • Fixed bug in SAW IDE Client where Visual Studio 2003/2005 IDE hangs sometimes
  • 4.2.3 (1/23/2006)
    Improvements and bug fixes in 4.2.3:
    • Visual Studio 2005 IDE integration SCC provider can be switched between Visual SourceSafe and SourceAnyWhere freely
    • Fixed bug in SAW IDE Client where Visual Studio 2005 IDE prompts a dialog box asking whether to replace local files each time when a solution file is opened.
    • Fixed bug where sometimes SAW Explorer fails to connect through HTTP or SOCKS5 proxy that requires authentication
    • Fixed bug where memory leak occurs while refreshing pinned files
  • 4.2.2 (11/23/2005)
    Improvements and bug fixes in 4.2.2:
    • Supports 3-way merge on Get Latest Version command in a multiple checkout situation
    • Supports character "." in project name when creating a project in IDE Client
    • On Show Difference command, MergeHero can now display the Server version of a file on the left pane and display the local copy on the right pane

    Releasing Note: You do not necessarily need to upgrade SAW Server if you want to upgrade to SAW 4.2.2.

  • 4.2.1 (10/13/2005)
    Bug fixes in 4.2.1:
    • Fixed bug where non-English characters in several dialog boxes are not displayed correctly in some non-English operating systems
    • Fixed bug where when adding a file to a project in SAW Explorer, if there is a special device in the system that appears as a driver  in "My Computer", the Add Files dialog box sometimes may not be able to point to the working folder of the selected project
    • Fixed bug where files with certain VB extensions are not checked out simultaneously in VB IDE integration . These VB extensions are as follows:
      • .ctl/.ctx files (for User Controls)
      • .dob/.dox files (for User Document objects)
      • .dsr/.dsx files (for Active Designer)
      • .pag/.pgx files (for Property page)
  • 4.2 (9/16/2005)
    Improvements and bug fixes in 4.2:
    • Performance improved when updating file list of projects that have a large number of sub-projects
    • A Windows Command Line Client added
    • A Java Command Line Client added
    • The Java Client now supports encryption
    • File transfer memory leak issue fixed
    • Can now automatically reconnect to Server after an interruption
    • Fixed bug where sometimes checking out a form in VB IDE integration doesn't check out the corresponding .frx file
    • More customizable options for filtering project/file history, as seen below (click to view the full image):

       
    • Can now be fully integrated with third-party Diff/Merge tools. Added items for External Programs Options, as seen in the following figure:

       
    • Difference Options added. It is used to configure the Diff option for MergeHero, as seen below:

       
    • MergeHero now supports pane label
    • Other bug fixes
  • SAW Java Client 4.1.2 (7/28/2005)
    Fixed bug where clicking on 'Show Difference' comes up with an error message.
  • SAW Java Client 4.1.1 (7/22/2005)
    SAW Java Client 4.1.1 introduces the diff feature to SAW Java Client.
    • Project diff
    • Local file and server file diff
    • Different versions of a file diff in history dialog box
    • Two server files diff
  • SAW Windows Command Line (Beta) (6/24/2005)
    SAW Windows Command Line (Beta) released!
  • 4.1 (6/10/2005)
    Main improvements in 4.1:
    • Disk I/O performance has been significantly optimized, which results in higher overall throughput of SourceAnyWhere, especially in the following two cases:
       
      • Performing operations on big projects (e.g. projects > 1 GB)
      • Multi-user concurrent SourceAnyWhere accesses
         
    • Performance of IDE integration with Visual Studio .NET improved
    • Visual Studio .NET IDE integration SCC provider can be switched between Visual SourceSafe and SourceAnyWhere freely
    • MD5 checksum calculation memory leak issue fixed
    • Actions to be logged are customizable, as seen below (click to view the full image):
       

    • The Java Client supports Proxy
    • The system log information is now delimited by Tab, making it easier to be imported info database systems such as Excel and SQL
    • Complete information will be displayed in a tooltip when asked whether to replace the local file in the following three cases:
       
      • Check in an unchanged file
      • Add a deleted copy of a file that already exists in the project
      • Replace a writable file

      This is helpful when the path of a file is very long, as seen in the figure below:


    • The length of check out comment is limited to 63 chars.
  • 4.1 Beta (4/21/2005)
  • 4.0.1 (4/8/2005)
    Main improvements in 4.0.1:
    • Supports Encryption in Dreamweaver Integration
    • Supports character "." in project name when creating a project
    • Fixed bug where branching a pinned and then shared file doesn't unpin the file
    • Fixed bug where sometimes an operation cannot be cancelled in IDE client
  • 4.0 (3/21/2005)
    SAW 4.0 introduces many powerful new features and improvements for SAW.
    Here are the highlights:
    Details of what's new:

    True Cross Platform (Professional Edition only)
    With a Java client introduced to SAW 4.0 in addition to the standard windows client, SAW 4.0 can run on any platform where Java Virtual Machine runs, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, SCO Unix, FreeBSD and so on.

    Explorer Client

    • Show Difference now supports comparing two Visual SourceSafe (VSS) projects, two local projects, or a Visual SourceSafe (VSS) project and a local project, as seen in the following figure:

       
    • Support Status Search like Visual SourceSafe (VSS). You can search all checked out files or checked out files by specific user, as seen below:

       
    • Get previous version can be performed at the project level. In other words, you can get all the files of a previous version in a project now, as seen below:

       
    • Local file time settings for Get and Checkout.

       
    • Include Labels is available in file/project history.

       
    • Time zone difference settings between client and server.

       
    • The dialog box when adding deleted files is redrawn, now adding new files or recovering deleted copies can be applied for all items, as seen below:

    IDE Integration

    Diff/Merge Tool

    MergeHero 2.0
    new functionality: Directories diff

  • 3.1.1 (2/28/2005)
    A few improvements in 3.1.1:
    • A bug fixed: when checking out a file, if the file is checked out by other and the content of the local file is the same as on server, the local file is made writable.
  • 3.1 (1/15/2005)
    Improvements in SAW 3.1:
    • A brand new Server Manager
    • Password Policy. Protect user accounts with strong passwords, as seen below:

       
    • SAW Explorer and SAW SCC IDE integration are modified according to the password policy and other changes.
    • New SCC Provider Manager. You can switch your SCC Provider visually
    • Improved check in speed
    • The Server Manager configuration file,  sawconfigure.ini, is not compatible with the previous version due to the dramatic change of Server Manager
    • The BlowFish Key file is not compatible with the previous version. For encrypted communication, all the key files should be reissued

    Bug fixed in SAW 3.1:

    • When force check in both unchanged files and changed files at the same time, some files can not be checked in
    • With encrypted communication, if the length of the password is 8, after one user logs in, the server may stop
  • 3.0.1 (12/21/2004)
    A few improvements in 3.0.1:
    • Minor adjustment made to enable SCC provider switch between Visual SourceSafe (VSS) and SAW when using Microsoft .NET 2003 IDE integration.
  • 3.0 (12/6/2004)
    What's new in SAW 3.0:

    Speed

    • Now, SAW 3.0 has unmatchable speed when used in WAN
    • 8 times faster than SAW 2.1
    • 100+ times faster than Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
    • (The detailed speed test result will be published shortly)

    Explorer Client

    • Connection type options, including local, broad band and narrow band connection are added. The performance of the system will be optimized by selecting the proper connection type, as seen below (click to view the full image):



    • File type selection, including text, binary and auto-detect when adding files and folders, as seen below (click to view the full image):


       
    • End-of-line settings for Get Latest Version and Checkout

       
    • Auto-merge

    IDE Integration

    • IBM Rational Rapid Developer 2003 IDE integration added
    • Borland Delphi 8.0 IDE integration added

    Diff/Merge Tool

    MergeHero 1.1 new functionalities:

    • Three-way merge
    • Supports find
    • Copy to clipboard
  • 2.1 (11/16/2004)
    Our team had developed MergeHero for diff/merge files.
    DynamSoft MergeHero functionality:
    • Compare files in the local folder with the Visual SourceSafe (VSS) versions, or all in the local folder, or all in the Visual SourceSafe (VSS) history.
    • Automatic merge and conflict detection.
    • Graphical display of differences, with lines drawn to show corresponding changes.
    • Unicode support.
    • Show the results whether the two binary files are different.
  • 2.0.2 (10/7/2004)
    Some of the improvements in 2.0.2:
    • More resizable window.
    • Intelligent Delta transfer parameters configuration according to file size.
    • Shows the status of the encryption in login dialog box.
    • Documentation refined.
  • 2.0.1 (8/19/2004)
    The follow issues have been addressed in 2.0.1:
    • Fixed bugs on the IDE client in Microsoft .NET.
    • Fixed error on file list sorted by date-time.
    • "leave" is now the default option and the version number doesn't change when check in unchanged file.
    • Other minor fixes.
  • 2.0 (7/23/2004)
    Here are a few highlights of what is new in SAW 2.00:
    • Supports BlowFish secure port to encrypt and you can manager user keys.
    • Supports SOCKS 4, SOCKS 5 and HTTP proxy.
    • Two progress bars provided: one for single file operation, another for the total process.
    • Supports Pin/Unpin, Cloak/Uncloak.
    • Win32 style of Set Working Folder and Add Files dialog boxes.
    • Delta transfer additionally developed for Professional Edition.
    • Supports drag and drop.
    • Rewritten Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 and .NET. IDE integration.
    • Supports Diff functionality by configuring diff tools, such as WinMerge, WinDiff, etc.
    • Intelligent detection if a file is changed.
    • Project tree and file list are cached locally.
    • Other many refines.
  • 1.1 (4/20/2004)
    The following feathers and changes have been included in the 1.1 release:
    • Microsoft Visual Studio 6 and .NET IDE integration.
    • The data is compressed (zip) before transfer.
    • File list can be sorted by clicking the column heading.
    • Supports deploy web projects.
    • Fixed bugs when operating pictures.
    • Set working folders are now handled properly during add files operation.
    • Retain the User name of the last successful connection.
    • Retain the server address and port of the last 5 successful connections.
  • 1.0.1 (1/10/2004)
    The following feathers and changes have been included in the 1.1 release:
    • Microsoft Visual Studio 6 and .NET IDE integration.
    • The data is compressed (zip) before transfer.
    • File list can be sorted by clicking the column heading.
    • Supports deploy web projects.
    • Fixed bugs when operating pictures.
    • Set working folders are now handled properly during add files operation.
    • Retain the User name of the last successful connection.
    • Retain the server address and port of the last 5 successful connections.
  • 1.0 (11/15/2003)
    SourceAnyWhere is a VSS remote/internet access (SourceSafe remote/internet access) tool. It enables you to use Visual SourceSafe easily over the Internet. With SourceAnyWhere, you can perform most SourceSafe operations from any remote location using standard TCP/IP access.

    Client almost all the Visual SourceSafe (VSS) operations are supported:

    • Add Files
    • Check Out/Check In
    • Create Project
    • Delete/Purge
    • Edit/View
    • Get Latest Version
    • Label
    • Move
    • Refresh File List
    • Refresh Project Tree
    • Rename
    • Set Working Folder
    • Share/Branch
    • Show Difference
    • Show History
    • Show Properties
    • Stop Current Operation
    • Undo Check Out

    Server runs as a windows service and Server Manger is a GUI application to manage the server:

    • Sets up multiple Visual SourceSafe (VSS) database connections.
    • File Type Exclusion, files with the extensions can not be added to projects in the SourceSafe database using SAW.
    • Supports all TCP/IP connections, such as PPP, ISDN, ADSL, etc.