• 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...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - Get Latest

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial Navigation Links: Get Latest Version Basics How does VSS determine if our local copy is the latest version? Build tree Set file time Replace writable Get Latest Version Basics Get Latest, along with Check Out and Check In, is one...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - Add operation of SourceSafe

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial Navigation Links: Add introduction Differences between SourceSafe 6 and 2005 Store only latest version File type filter Binary or not Add introduction A file must be added in a VSS database first before you can do check in, check out...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - Working folder

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial Navigation Links: Working folder introduction Setting working folder Working folder is inheritable Clear working folder Working folder introduction A working folder is the specified corresponding folders on a user’s local computer used to store files when working with VSS projects....

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - Some Screenshots

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial The following screenshots shows the typical interface of SourceSafe. (Log on to VSS DB) (Client Window) (File History) (Share)   The SQL Server-based Source Control Software Designed to be a SourceSafe Replacement The Fastest SourceSafe Remote Access Tool Recommeded by...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - Basic operations

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial Navigation Links: Add Get Check Out Check In I only put basic introduction of SourceSafe / VSS version control operations in this post. For detailed information about SourceSafe operations, like Add, Get, Check In and Undo, please refer to the...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - Several Important Concepts

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial Navigation links: VSS Database/Repository Master Copy and Local Copy VSS Database/Repository VSS database/repository is the central place where all files, history, project structures, permission and user information are stored. VSS database consists of hundreds of or even thousands of individual...