Mike Mason is an Agile Architect with ThoughtWorks where he builds mission critical systems for Fortune 500 clients. Mike has been using Subversion for more than eight years and he has watched it evolve from an excellent-but-niche tool to being an enterprise standard in version control. Mike is the author of Pragmatic Version Control using Subversion.
I am not much for reading at length, I really do hate to read at all, but this book was so conversational and easy-to-read that I read the first 100 pages in one sitting without... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Jay K.
I spent some time searching the internet trying to learn about version control. I should have bought this book earlier. Read morePublished on March 23, 2009 by Ron Vander Wal
[Reviewed by XPSD member Andy de Torres]
As the guys behind the Pragmatic Starter Kit Series admit, these books cover basic stuff all developers should know. Read more
This is my favorite technical book. I read it cover to cover, which is unusual for me but this book was just that good -- comprehensive and quite easy to understand. Read morePublished on July 8, 2008 by E. Smith
Excellent book to get kick started on SVN. The examples given in the book are very practical and reinforce learning. Read morePublished on March 3, 2008 by R. Seshan
This book is targeted at someone who is likely already familiar with version control systems (as it frequently refers back to differences with CVS), yet tries to be for the... Read morePublished on February 25, 2008 by Steven V. Morgan
I had been using subversion for a few years before I got this book. I was not good at it, I wouldn't even say that I was proficient! Read morePublished on December 6, 2007 by Noah Spahn
This book is very nice on its propouse. Covers a lot of questions about Version Control and Subversion. Read morePublished on March 19, 2007 by M. Caseiro
There's nothing in this book that you can't look up in the svn documentation. However, it is a good introduction and makes the learning curve a little less steep for beginners.Published on February 17, 2007 by R. Minster