Category: Features & Releases
September 12, 2012
A quick update for our Visual Studio users: The P4VS team just released an update to P4VS with support for Visual Studio 2012. This version has an updated UI consistent with the Windows UI introduced by Microsoft this year. There are a few other improvements as well.
August 23, 2012
I’m always a fan of not having to make tough choices. Zero calorie anything, ‘educational’ cartoons for my son...these are some of life’s finer pleasures. The new metadata unloading tools in Perforce fall into this category of pain-free indulgence.
August 17, 2012
Good news for all of Perforce's Visual Studio users: Perforce has committed to releasing an update for P4VS, our Visual Studio plug-in, within 30 days of the release of Visual Studio 2012. The biggest visible change will be an updated set of icons and UX styles to match the Visual Studio 2012 guidelines.
August 03, 2012
by Randy DeFauw
Here’s a quick tip for Perforce administrators. In the 2012.2 release, now out in beta, you can force a single user or all users to reset their passwords the next time they run a Perforce operation. Just run:
p4 admin resetpassword
If you like to enforce frequent password changes, just run this command once every few weeks. Or if it’s April Fools Day, run it every 5 minutes.
August 01, 2012
Ah, networks. As reliable as they’ve gotten, there’s still the occasional hiccup. Speaking as someone who suffers from a bad VPN client, it’s very annoying to see a network transfer hang and not know if it’s just taking a long time or the connection is broken.
June 01, 2012
by Randy DeFauw
One unheralded feature of the 2012.1 release is p4vc, which is included with the P4V installer. p4vc lets you access many of P4V's visual tools like Revision Graph and Time-Lapse View from the command line. It's also easy to launch via a system call in a custom tool, so you can for example launch Revision Graph from your favorite text editor: