The forthcoming version of Subversion (version 1.5) promises a few niceties, but the best of the lot will be the long-awaited merge tracking feature.
For example, one cool trick is that you can now repeatedly merge changes from a branch into the main trunk (or another branch) simply by specifying the branch where the changes are coming from. In current version, you need to figure out exactly...
on Jan 29, 2008
Last week, I did a presentation for the Java Users Group of Wellington, New Zealand. The meeting went well, with standing-room-only attendance - the Java developers of Wellington are a great bunch! For anyone interested, some more details about the talk, as well as the slides of the presentation can be found here: http://jug.wellington.net.nz/talk200710.html
on Oct 23, 2007
The Java Power Tools book is now nearing completion. It's currently being reviewed, and I have done some major reorganizing of the contents. All the important content is still there, and there is some cool extra stuff like a new chapter on the Hudson continuous integration tool. Review so far are very positive! Check out the latest table of contents here.
on Oct 8, 2007