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C. Michael Pilato (Mike) is a core Subversion developer, and a leader in the Subversion community. He is currently employed by CollabNet, where he spends his days (and many nights) improving Subversion and other tools with which it integrates. A husband and father, this North Carolina native also enjoys composing and performing music, freelance graphic design work, hiking, and spending quality time with his family. Mike has a degree in computer science and mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Ben Collins-Sussman, one of the founding developers of the Subversion version control system, led Google’s Project Hosting team and now manages the engineering team for the Google Affiliate Network. He cofounded Google’s engineering office in Chicago and ported Subversion to Google’s Bigtable platform. Ben coauthored Version Control with Subversion, and contributed chapters to Unix in a Nutshell and Linux in a Nutshell.
Brian Fitzpatrick leads Google’s Data Liberation Front and Transparency Engineering teams and has previously led Google's Project Hosting and Google Affiliate Network teams. He cofounded Google’s Chicago engineering office and serves as both thought leader and internal advisor for Google's open data efforts.
Great book for using and administrating Subversion. Typical ore illy book layout. Some of the constructs could be linked together in a logical process flowPublished 4 months ago by radenton
spend too much effort on the history of CVS and SVN, which I would expected more discussion on the implementation and integration with modern development tools like Elipse and... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Unixwise
I've used this book for many years. It has a good overview and lots of details on how to use subversion, but it is not out of date. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Steve Kelem
This book has been a great disappointment. It is mainly vague generalities and trivial examples. If you need to use Subversion go to Google or Bing for the information that you... Read morePublished on November 6, 2011 by Tsaf
I've been using Subversion for years, having migrated (like everybody else) from CVS. Since the Subversion interface is similar to CVS, I was able to make do, for quite a while,... Read morePublished on October 20, 2011 by Joshua Davies
This book is a superb introduction/reference to Subversion. I read a lot of technical books, and this one went down smoothly, with explanations that are as brief as possible, but... Read morePublished on May 25, 2010 by Patrick Goetz
Most often, you'll walk into a development environment that already has source control in place. You'll have a few standards procedures for day to day operations, and someone to... Read morePublished on May 14, 2010 by wiredweird
The book itself works great as a beginning guide to using Subversion, but is just a printed version of the free online book served from the Subversion website. Read morePublished on March 23, 2010 by JR
Having a handy reference that doesn't need light all the time (and won't hurt my eyes neither) is great. Read morePublished on February 2, 2010 by Jose