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post icon SCM-Manager Plugins Part 11 - Redmine

February 01, 2017 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

SCM-Manager Plugins Part 11 - Redmine

SCM-Manager can be connected to several issue tracking applications like Bugzilla or JIRA®. The basic functionality of those connections is the same: You can change the status and add comments to issues by using keywords in your commit messages. In this post we will show you how to use the scm-redmine-plugin to connect SCM-Manager to the popular OpenSource issue tracker Redmine and thus improve your documentation.

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post icon SCM-Manager Plugins Part 10 - Script

June 27, 2016 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

SCM-Manager Plugins Part 10 - Script

If you want to automate activities or execute infrequent tasks, you can use the scm-script-plugin. It allows you to write and execute scripts for SCM-Manager in Groovy and ECMAScript. Scripts require less overhead than plugins, but their performance can be weaker.

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post icon Automated Issue Documentation with JIRA® and SCM-Manager

February 24, 2016 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

Automated Issue Documentation with JIRA® and SCM-Manager

SCM-Manager can be connected to several issue tracking applications like Bugzilla, Redmine or JIRA®. The basic functionality of those plugins is all the same: They enable you to change the status and add comments to issues. Beyond that the scm-jira-plugin offers several additional options which we want to explain.

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post icon SCM-Manager Plugins Part 8: Support

January 25, 2016 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

SCM-Manager Plugins Part 8: Support

To make the error analysis and support easier and more comfortable for SCM-Manager, you can use the scm-support-plugin. In case you have problems with SCM-Manager it allows you to conveniently activate logging. After the deactivation of the logging, the logfile and other basic information about your system are being provided to you for download. Use these information to solve your problems.

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post icon Automatic Cloud Provisioning with Terraform - Part 2

November 12, 2015 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

Automatic Cloud Provisioning with Terraform - Part 2

Using standardized rollouts for virtual machines in a cloud infrastructure has several benefits in software development to improve your performance. In the first part of our post we introduced the general advantages and explained the basic setup of Terraform. Now we will show you a basic configuration for the infrastructure and access rules that you can use as a basis for your first instances.

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post icon Automatic Cloud Provisioning with Terraform - Part 1

November 06, 2015 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

Automatic Cloud Provisioning with Terraform - Part 1

In software development it is very useful to have the ability to make certain systems available on demand, for example for testing, deployment or additional build servers. The important thing about the systems is that they are available quickly and that their configuration and setup is as expected. One way to achieve this is by implementing automated provisioning of CloudStack instances by using the application Terraform.

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post icon PHP meets SCM-Manager Universe

November 28, 2014 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

PHP meets SCM-Manager Universe

To keep SCM-Manager Universe as lean as possible the appliance is geared for Java projects. To use it with some of the other programming languages it is necessary to perform some modifications. We want to show you how to adjust your SCM-Manager Universe for PHP projects.

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post icon SCM-Manager Plugins Part 7: pathwp and branchwp

May 23, 2014 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

SCM-Manager Plugins Part 7: pathwp and branchwp

If you want to restrict the write access to parts of your repositories, SCM-Manager offers you two useful plugins: scm-branchwp-plugin and scm-pathwp-plugin. Both enable you to manage write access to your repositories in more detail, either by paths or by branches.

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post icon SCM-Manager 1.36

March 20, 2014 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

SCM-Manager 1.36

Version 1.36 of SCM-Manager is available. The new release comes with some new features, bug fixed and library updates. We want to describe two of the new features in detail: "Skip failed authenticators" and "Repository health checks".

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post icon SCM-Manager Plugins Part 6: Checkstyle

September 04, 2013 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

SCM-Manager Plugins Part 6: Checkstyle

We published a new SCM-Manager plugin: scm-checkstyle. It helps you to improve your software quality in Java projects by checking your code against code conventions in a very early stage of software development where adaptations are only little time-consuming.

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post icon SCM-Manager Plugins Part 5: Groupmanager

August 30, 2013 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

SCM-Manager Plugins Part 5: Groupmanager

Our new plugin is out now: scm-groupmanager. It provides one more possible way for usermanagement: group managers, they can add users to groups without having administration rights.

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post icon SCM-Manager Plugins Part 4: Htpasswd

June 07, 2013 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

SCM-Manager Plugins Part 4: Htpasswd

This plugin is for those people who want to migrate their Subversion repositories to SCM-Manager and that are using an Apache server for user authentication. The current version is 1.1.

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post icon SCM-Manager Plugins Part 3: Statistic and Activity

May 28, 2013 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

SCM-Manager Plugins Part 3: Statistic and Activity

Welcome to the latest part of our plugin series. Today we want to present two little plugins that provide some additional features to SCM-Manager. The "Statistic-" and the "Activity-Plugin". Both are making life more clearly.

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post icon SCM-Manager Plugins Part 2: Notify

May 15, 2013 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

SCM-Manager Plugins Part 2: Notify

The notify plugin provides the functionality of automatically generated notifications on commits to repositories. It requires at least the SCM-Manager version 1.15, other plugins are not required. At the moment the latest version is 1.2.

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post icon Getting started with Subversion

May 08, 2013 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

Getting started with Subversion

Nowadays Git and Mercurial are the most often used version control systems. It can be said that they succeeded the former used CVCS in nearly all areas. Nevertheless there is still a loyal user community of Subversion (SVN). Until today older repositories remain of importance. Subversion, is an open source alternative to the well known CVS.

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post icon Getting started with MercurialEclipse

May 02, 2013 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

Getting started with MercurialEclipse

Nowadays developer mostly don´t work only with a text editor but with an integrated development environment (IDE). Luckily nearly every IDE can be connected to the version control system of your choice by plugins. This article deals with MercurialEclipse, which is used to work simple and smart with Mercurial repositories out of the Eclipse environment. To facilitate the start, we will show you the installation of the plugin and introduce you to the first steps of Mercurial in Eclipse. The intention of this article is to enable you to configure Eclipse and to check in and out your code. For those of you who prefer to work with Git, we have another getting started article prepared for you.

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post icon Getting started with EGit

April 25, 2013 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

Getting started with EGit

Eclipse is one of the widest spread multi-language software development environments (IDE) that has an extensible plugin system to nearly every existing version control system. This article introduces briefly the installation and the usage of EGit as a standard interface connecting Eclipse and Git repositories. Since we do not want to leave out the biggest rival of Git, a second article focusing on MercurialEclipse will follow.

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post icon Git vs. Mercurial

April 22, 2013 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

Git vs. Mercurial

With the dawn of DVCS many different systems emerged and their number is increasing. Since the beginning, two major solutions fight for the throne of the "best" DVCS: Mercurial and Git. While both do their job very well there is an almost religious debate which one is THE best.

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post icon Source Code Management and the SCM-Manager

April 18, 2013 / by Daniel Huchthausen / In Technology

Source Code Management and the SCM-Manager

Nowadays distributed source code management is a must-have tool for every developer and a large number of different implementations compete for attention. So getting started is a complex task. To make the start more easy we want to show you today the development of source code management from centralized to distributed systems and the on top tool SCM-Manager. In following articles we will familiarize you with the different version control systems (VCS) in more depth.

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