Category: Tips & Tricks
October 16, 2012
by Liz Lam (@p4liz)
As written in an earlier post, I despise using my mouse. I run Linux natively and prefer to spend my work day in the comfort of my terminal windows. Every once in a while, I am assigned a project that requires me to come out of my shell (no pun intended). When I was given the task of testing P4VS, our Visual Studio Plug-in, the first thing I looked for was a way to create custom Perforce shortcut keys.
August 03, 2012
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.
July 27, 2012
by Sven Erik Knop @p4sven
Perforce officially introduced P4Broker in 2011, although the tool had been around for much longer.
July 06, 2012
by Hans van der Meer, Engineering Manager at Perforce Software
If you know Perforce well, the fastest, most powerful client is, and will always be, the p4 command-line. But unless you are still using a VT220, it is now possible to enjoy a richer UI perspective now and then:
June 27, 2012
by Liz Lam, QA Engineer at Perforce Software
Last September, I had the privilege of traveling to the beautiful city of Paris. I had an incredible time gazing at priceless art, eating exquisite food and visiting friends I've met at EclipseCon. One of the many highlights I had was viewing the street art displayed in the Montmartre area.
One I especially liked was the addition of a man to a "Do Not Enter" sign:Posted In:
April 13, 2012
This is the last post in a three part series about managing dependencies with Maven.