Taking control of your coding activities is simple using this guide to Perforce SCM. Written by an expert in the field, it takes you through the key concepts and practical day-to-day applications in an accessible, friendly style.
Perforce has long been one of the leading names in enterprise version management. Flexible and scalable, Perforce allows your team to work together and access the file versions you need, when you need them.
"Learning Perforce SCM" is a pragmatic how-to guide, explaining the key concepts and usage of Perforce. Based on the authors' experiences gained from training thousands of users around the globe, we will explore the knowledge and build the confidence to use Perforce in day-to-day operations.
"Learning Perforce SCM" explains key concepts and provides practical knowledge that will transform us into a confident and competent Perforce user.
We’ll start by learning how to use Perforce to track our day-to-day coding activities. Once a solid foundation is established we’ll learn how to apply the data mining features to evaluate current and past activities. Then we’ll learn how to configure Perforce so that it adapts to support our specific development needs. All the while we’ll be learning how to deal with conflicts and use the tool to communicate with other team members. Finally, we’ll learn about using branches and streams to provide seamless support for concurrent development. All along the way, pragmatic hints and tips will help us avoid issues and identify areas for personal exploration.