• Using Visual SourceSafe - Branch

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial As we talked about in our last post Share, share is only a small function in version control. It should be combined with Branch to play a greater role. This article will talk about the following topics: Introduction to Branch,...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - Switching Visual Studio projects from SourceSafe to other SCC providers

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial If you previously used SourceSafe to source control your Visual Studio projects and then find a better source control tool, you may need to switch the projects under SourceSafe to the new SCC (source code control) provider. In the following...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - Share

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial In version control, Share enables files to be shared among multiple projects. It creates share links among these projects, so that the item can be viewed in all projects. If an item is modified in one project, the changes will...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - VSS in Visual Studio 2005 & 2008

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial Navigation Links: Choosing SourceSafe as the SCC Provider in Visual Studio Adding Solution into Source Control of SourceSafe Performing SourceSafe Operations in Visual Studio Changing Source Control Binding Pending Checkins Window Viewing Source Control Message Visual SourceSafe can be integrated...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - Project Diff

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial Why Project Diff Project Difference compares two versions of a project and displays the comparison results. We can use it to see the differences between our local Windows folder and VSS project, two local Windows folders or two VSS projects....

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - File Merge

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial To better understand how files are merged, you first need know something about how diff works. If you have not read the article: Using Visual SourceSafe - File Diff, please click here. File Merge Introduction File merge is the foundation...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - File Diff

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial Why File Diff File Diff is one of the important features that we use with a version control system. File Diff compares two files and shows the differences. With these differences, we can better track the modification of our code...

  • The difference between "Start with debugging" and "Start without debugging"

    Today when I was browsing the MSDN VC++ forum, I saw a post asking the differences between “Start with debugging” and “Start without debugging”. The original post is: I’m having a problem with a network application I’m coding. I have this connection between a client and a server that only...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - Check Out

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial Check out basics Check Out, along with Get Latest and Check In, is one of the most common operations in many version control systems. The screen shot of Check Out in VSS 2005: (Screen shot of Check Out project) If...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - Lock-Modify-Unlock or Copy-Modify-Merge

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial VSS supports two modes of work, Lock-Modify-Unlock and Copy-Modify-Merge. Lock-Modify-Unlock is the default style. The details of Lock-Modify-Unlock mode: Under this mode, only one developer can check out a file and work on it. Other developers need to wait for...