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Installation and setup

From: Fundamentals of Software Version Control

Video: Installation and setup

All right, let's take a look at Perforce. Perforce is a centralized version control system with a new distributed add-on called Git Fusion. We're only going to locate the centralized version because Git Fusion actually requires a separate server in order to run it. Whether it's virtualized or real, it allows you to use Git as a front end for Perforce. For up to 20 users or 20 workspaces, Perforce is free. And of course then there are commercial licenses which I believe are sold on a per seat basis. There's also a cloud-based version that you can use in the trial basis.

Installation and setup

All right, let's take a look at Perforce. Perforce is a centralized version control system with a new distributed add-on called Git Fusion. We're only going to locate the centralized version because Git Fusion actually requires a separate server in order to run it. Whether it's virtualized or real, it allows you to use Git as a front end for Perforce. For up to 20 users or 20 workspaces, Perforce is free. And of course then there are commercial licenses which I believe are sold on a per seat basis. There's also a cloud-based version that you can use in the trial basis.

And you can find that to link you see here on the screen. This link will also live in the Links.rtf file in the exercise files folder. And also here's the link to download the local version that gives you that up to 20 users 20 workspaces for free. So let's move on and install the Perforce Server and the Perforce client.

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Fundamentals of Software Version Control

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  1. 2m 12s
    1. Welcome
      56s
    2. What you should know before taking this course
      23s
    3. Using the exercise files
      53s
  2. 25m 8s
    1. Overview of software version control
      2m 51s
    2. Understanding version control concepts
      5m 14s
    3. Demo one: Getting started
      11m 1s
    4. Demo two: Handling the "oops"
      6m 2s
  3. 11m 3s
    1. The history of version control
      3m 44s
    2. Terminology
      4m 27s
    3. Exploring centralized vs. distributed systems
      2m 52s
  4. 28m 42s
    1. Getting files in and out of a repository
      4m 38s
    2. Saving changes and tracking history
      2m 47s
    3. Reverting to a prior version
      1m 42s
    4. Creating tags and labels
      1m 5s
    5. Branching and merging
      4m 10s
    6. Exploring workflow integration and continuous builds
      2m 46s
    7. Using graphical user interface (GUI) tools
      2m 39s
    8. Integrating a version control system with an integrated development environment (IDE)
      2m 50s
    9. Examining shell integration
      3m 26s
    10. Looking at forward and reverse integration
      2m 39s
  5. 25m 59s
    1. Installation and setup
      3m 31s
    2. Creating a repository and a project
      5m 10s
    3. Working with check-in, checkout, and revert
      6m 12s
    4. Tagging
      1m 34s
    5. Branching and merging
      5m 32s
    6. Working with GUI clients and IDE integration
      4m 0s
  6. 16m 13s
    1. Installation and setup
      55s
    2. Working with check-in, checkout, and revert
      9m 34s
    3. Tagging
      1m 7s
    4. Branching and merging
      4m 37s
  7. 26m 41s
    1. Installation and setup
      3m 47s
    2. Creating a repository and a project
      6m 15s
    3. Working with check-in, checkout, and revert
      8m 31s
    4. Tracking history and tagging
      2m 15s
    5. Branching and merging
      5m 53s
  8. 19m 25s
    1. Installation and setup
      3m 1s
    2. Creating a repository and a project
      1m 6s
    3. Working with check-in, checkout, and revert
      6m 39s
    4. Tagging
      2m 13s
    5. Branching and merging
      3m 44s
    6. Working with GUI clients and IDE integration
      2m 42s
  9. 16m 54s
    1. Installation and setup
      1m 48s
    2. Creating a repository and a project
      59s
    3. Working with check-in, checkout, revert, and tracking history
      6m 9s
    4. Tagging
      1m 50s
    5. Branching and merging
      4m 29s
    6. Exploring GUI and shell integration
      1m 39s
  10. 3m 38s
    1. Selecting a software version control that is right for you
      2m 30s
    2. Next steps
      1m 8s

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