Category: Features & Releases
April 04, 2013by Randy DeFauw
A task stream is an incredibly useful concept in version management, and Perforce just made them easier to use and more visible. Let's have a look at what task streams are and how they can help your workflow. Then I'll talk a bit about Perforce's implementation of them.
March 19, 2013by Randy DeFauw
Supporting a global development team is a constant series of challenges. How can you make sure that all of your developers have fast, consistent access to the data they need, whether they're in Boston or Bangalore? How can you oversee everything they're doing? And how can you avoid giving your administration team a migraine in the process?
March 11, 2013by Randy DeFauw
March 07, 2013by Randy DeFauw
In a previous article, I described how Perforce shelving can be used as a very lightweight code review system. The 2013.1 release adds the capability to directly submit a shelf, which simplifies the workflow for informal review processes. There's another change that supports a slightly more sophisticated code review system: the ability to unshelve a change to a different branch.
Here's the review process in a diagram.Posted In:
March 04, 2013
by Randy DeFauw
Shelving is one of the most popular features Perforce ever introduced. Shelving work-in-progress is a great way to save what you're doing, try out new approaches to solving a problem, ask for code review, or hand off a task to someone else.Posted In:
February 20, 2013by Randy DeFauw