A Superior can review changes to the files linked to a project item followingways: View File:Directly in the browserDownload file to save the file locally for viewing & editing purposeView Color-Coded Version Difference of File:View difference between the current and previous version of the fileView difference between the older version of the filesView difference between a locally stored file and the linked fileLinked files can also be viewed by sorting them by Version or NameLinked files can also be expanded to view their commit date and messages
Check-In Modified Files into the SVN repository
Get Earlier or Later Versions of a file from the SVN repository
Show Color-Coded Version Differences between SVN files and local copies
Link SVN file changes with the project items in Digité through SVN client as well as Digité</li></li></ul><li> Digité-SVN Integration <br />Digité-SVN Integration enables project teams in activities such as:<br /><ul><li>Ensure that Validation for the expected user performing the “Commit” operation and the project item’s current workflow stage is the expected stage, in which files should be modified and linked.
Manage Configuration Items easily for review and tracking purposes through advanced options available on the SCM segment of the eForm
Keep track of Configuration Items linked to multiple items through reports and generate reports of such items using Advanced Filter applicable to the eForm</li></li></ul><li>Demo Scenario <br />
Link Configuration Items with<br />Project Items using SVN Client<br /> A Developer can associate Code Files with Project Items through SVN Client<br /><ul><li>When a developer commits file changes to the SVN repository, in the Commit Message she/he needs to provide the ProjectID and ItemID of the file with which the linking is to be established.
An additional add-on capability ensures whether:
Current workflow stage of the project item is the expected workflow stage for which the files can be linked to the project item
Commit is performed by the user who is assigned to that particular workflow stage</li></li></ul><li> Link Configuration Items with Project Items<br />
Link Configuration Items to <br />Project Items using Digité<br /> A team member can link a Configuration Item to a project item through Digité by:<br /><ul><li>Searching for the modified files using Commit or through File version
Searching for modified files from the SVN repository’s folder structure</li></ul> To enable the team member in searching for the correct Configuration Item , for its association following features are available:<br /><ul><li>A View of all Files having the same version
View of Changes made to the files – Added, Deleted, Modified
Viewing Commit Message provided at the time of version creation</li></li></ul><li> Link CI Items with Project Item in Digité<br />Option to view file changes<br />
Review Linked File Changes<br /> A Superior can review changes to the files linked to a project item in the following ways: <br /><ul><li>View File:
Download file to save the file locally for viewing and editing purposes
View Color-Coded Version Differences of Files:
View differences between the current and previous version of the files
View differences between the older versions of the files
View differences between a locally stored file and the linked file
Linked files can also be viewed by sorting them for Version or Name
Linked files can also be expanded to view their commit date and messages</li></li></ul><li> Reviewing Linked Files Changes<br />Expand and Change View to view files by version number with Commit messages<br />Associate or disassociate files, <br />and view files directly in the browser<br />The file version link can also be downloaded locally<br />Locally modified file and files in SVN repository can be compared<br />Version Differences can be viewed quickly and color coded <br />
Reports to Track Linked Files<br /> A Project Manager can review changes to the files linked to multiple Project items by using the Traceability Map Reports available:<br /><ul><li>Traceability Map Report:</li></ul> This report will show the traceability between linked eform items as well as the linked files. Such a report can be used to keep track of the issues escalated to defects and the files changed for the defect fix.<br /><ul><li>Traceability Exception Report:</li></ul> This report will show the files linked to eform items, which are not traced to other configuration items. Such a report can be created by using an Advanced filter for the Defect eform for a particular release and report can be generated to keep track of all the defect fixes and files changed for that release.<br />
Advantages of Digité-SVN Integration<br /><ul><li>With Digité-SVN Integration, you get direct access to SVN repository
Can perform typical file/folder SVN operations directly from Digité
Developers can associate SVN files to Project Defects from SVN as well as Digité
Reviewers no longer need to lookup files from SVN; instead they can find all relevant SVN file details from Digité’s SCM segment configured for Project Items
Feature-rich SCM segment helps Reviewers in quicker analysis of the changes
Reviewers can use the Traceability Map Report to view linked SVN files for multiple items and generate reports by using Advanced filters.
Overall Digité Integration with SVN delivers a comprehensive, flexible, scalable and easy-to-use Source Code Management solution most suitable for collaborative team environments and distributed groups.</li></li></ul><li> ClosingNotes<br /><ul><li>‘Digité - Subversion Integration’ is sold as add-on element and is priced separately.
Linking of Repository files with the Project Item is currently, hard-coded and hence available separately. This add-on capability of the Digité–SVN Integration can be provided as per your requirement.</li></ul> Please contact Digité Sales or Support team for more details on pricing and evaluation.<br />