• 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...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - What can VSS do?

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial Navigation links: History preserving File Difference Project/Folder Difference Easy Collaboration In a nutshell, you can use VSS to keep your files, including the previous versions, in a central repository/database. Although VSS is mainly used by software developers, it can be...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - Market position

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial As a member of Visual Studio product family, VSS is a very popular version control solution among Windows developers. An IDC August 2004 ALM market report indicates the revenue of Microsoft in the ALM market in 2003 is US$38.1M. Since...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - What is VSS?

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial Microsoft Visual SourceSafe, also called ‘VSS’, is a file-system-based source control tool from Microsoft. This tool was originally developed by One Tree Software Company and later taken over by Microsoft. The following content is copied from Microsoft web site: Microsoft...

  • VSS / SourceSafe Tutorial

    Welcome to my SourceSafe Tutorial. If you have any comments regarding this VSS tutorial, feel free to send me an email. In addition, I highly recommend you to use SourceAnywhere, which is designed as the best VSS replacement - How to migrate from VSS to SourceAnywhere Standalone. Navigation Links: Chapter 0: SourceSafe / VSS...

  • Using Visual SourceSafe - Introduction

    This article is a part of SourceSafe / VSS Tutorial SourceSafe / VSS is a version control tool used by many Windows developers. I started to use SourceSafe in 1995. Before I started to work on SourceAnywhere for VSS (a VSS remote access tool) in 2003, I only used very basic...