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About this Course

This course is intended for serious computer hobbyists, IT students, and IT professionals.

The free online textbook for this course is Sams Teach Yourself Visual Studio .NET 2003 in 21 Days. You should begin by reading the complete Introduction to the book.

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Lesson 20. Using Visual SourceSafe

In this lesson you will learn:

  • What SourceSafe is
  • SourceSafe installation options
  • How to use the SourceSafe Admin tool
  • How to create SourceSafe projects in Visual Studio .NET
  • How to access projects in SourceSafe from Visual Studio .NET
  • How to check files in and out of SourceSafe
  • How to merge and roll back source files that have changed

offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Read the Introduction

Reading Assignments

Read the following sections from your free online textbook:

offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Introducing Visual SourceSafe
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Installing VSS
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Using the Visual SourceSafe Administrator
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Using the Visual SourceSafe Explorer
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Creating Your First VSS Project
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Using the Integrated SourceSafe Tools in Visual Studio .NET
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Viewing the History of a File in SourceSafe
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Opening an Existing SourceSafe Project
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Adding New Project Items or Projects
offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Renaming Projects or Project Items

Learning Activities

  1. Use this search box to refine and expand your understanding of new terms and concepts in the reading assignments.

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  3. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Take the Quiz to test your understanding.
  4. offiste01.jpg (430 bytes) Complete the hands-on Exercises.
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