Subversion for Users Training Course

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Subversion for Users

I thought the instructor did very well. The examples were good. The discussion of 'real-life' scenarios was helpful. While the subject matter is, by definition, somewhat dry, the instructor did a good job keeping the students engaged.


Catherine Squires - State of Maine

Subversion for Users

This course provided me with a much better understanding of the software.


Darcy Coffin - State of Maine

Subversion with VisualSVN - Make-to-order

Good course with many good discussions


Erik Joelsson - Siemens

Subversion for Users

Trainer was excellent - very helpful and knowledgeable about the product.

The pace of the training was good.

Eoin Conneely - IPSI

Subversion for Users

What did you like the most about the training?:

The building was nice, lunch was great. Small group allowed us to explore areas that were of particular interest to us.

Martin Burrow - UCL, ISD

Subversion for Users

It brought me an better understanding of the roles of trunk, branches, and tags, and of the way SVN can help us keep clean development paths along different axes.

Patrick Muls - Assuralia

Course Language

This course is delivered in English.

Course Code


Duration Duration

7 hours (usually 1 day including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Understanding of file system concepts such as files, directories and access controls.

Overview Overview

This course has been created for people who need to work co-operatively. The course explains the concepts of merges, conflicts, branches, revisions and diff files. Participants will learn how to use command line tools as well as GUIs like Tortoise.

Course Outline Course Outline

Repository Basics

  • What is a repository
  • What should be stored in a repository
  • Tracking file changes and history
  • Repository URL and protocols

Working With Revisions

  • Import project
  • Concept of working copies
  • Checking out and exporting
  • Checking in and writing log messages
  • Solving conflicts
  • Finding differences between revisions and working copy files
  • Reverting changes
  • Adding new files to the repository
  • Removing, moving and renaming files in the repository and working copy
  • Creating snapshots with tagging
  • Switching files to a certain moment in the past

Sharing Files

  • Locking and unlocking file
  • The Lock-Modify-Unlock Solution versus Copy-Modify-Merge Solution

Branching and Merging

  • Creating branches
  • Merging changes


  • How to deal with not properly moved or copied files and folders
  • Dealing with multiple working copies

Guaranteed to run even with a single delegate!
Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From $3740
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From $1840
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 $3740 $1840
2 $2200 $1175
3 $1687 $953
4 $1430 $843
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Upcoming Courses

VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote/Classroom]
BC, Vancouver - YaletownMon, Nov 7 2016, 9:30 am$1840 / $3840
BC, Burnaby Tue, Nov 8 2016, 9:30 am$1840 / $3790
ON, Ottawa - Fairmont Chateau LaurierWed, Nov 9 2016, 9:30 am$1840 / $3940
PE, CharlottetownWed, Nov 9 2016, 9:30 am$1840 / $4090
ON, Scarborough – 10 Milner Business CourtWed, Nov 9 2016, 9:30 am$1840 / $3770

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