Subversion for Users Training Course

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Subversion for Users

It brought me an better understanding of the roles of trunk, branches, and tags, and of the way SVN can help us keep clean development paths along different axes.

Patrick Muls - Assuralia

Course Language

This course is delivered in French or English.

Course Code


Duration Duration

7 hours (usually 1 day including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Understanding of file system concepts such as files, directories and access controls.

Overview Overview

This course has been created for people who need to work co-operatively. The course explains the concepts of merges, conflicts, branches, revisions and diff files. Participants will learn how to use command line tools as well as GUIs like Tortoise.

Course Outline Course Outline

Repository Basics

  • What is a repository
  • What should be stored in a repository
  • Tracking file changes and history
  • Repository URL and protocols

Working With Revisions

  • Import project
  • Concept of working copies
  • Checking out and exporting
  • Checking in and writing log messages
  • Solving conflicts
  • Finding differences between revisions and working copy files
  • Reverting changes
  • Adding new files to the repository
  • Removing, moving and renaming files in the repository and working copy
  • Creating snapshots with tagging
  • Switching files to a certain moment in the past

Sharing Files

  • Locking and unlocking file
  • The Lock-Modify-Unlock Solution versus Copy-Modify-Merge Solution

Branching and Merging

  • Creating branches
  • Merging changes


  • How to deal with not properly moved or copied files and folders
  • Dealing with multiple working copies

Guaranteed to run even with a single delegate!
Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From 1440EUR
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From 1090EUR
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 1440EUR 1090EUR
2 975EUR 750EUR
3 820EUR 637EUR
4 743EUR 580EUR
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VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote/Classroom]
Limoges, City CenterThu, 2016-11-10 09:301090EUR / 1440EUR
Saint-Etienne, Châteaucreux TGVMon, 2016-11-14 09:301090EUR / 1440EUR
Lille, Gare FlandresTue, 2016-11-15 09:301090EUR / 1440EUR
Rennes, Place St AnneMon, 2016-11-21 09:301090EUR / 1440EUR
Tours, Les Rives Public GardenTue, 2016-11-22 09:301090EUR / 1440EUR

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