Blocking .svn and .git Directories on Apache or IIS

web One of the issues that our HackMyCF ColdFusion Server Scanner checks for is the existence of public .git/ or .svn/ directories. Exposing these directories to the public could lead to information disclosure, such as your server side source code.

Blocking .svn and .

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Moving a Subversion Repository to Another Server

misc Moving a subversion repository from one server to another, while still preserving all your version history may seam like a daunting task, but fortunately it's not too difficult.

I recently had to move a subversion (svn) repository to another server.

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Ignore Files and Directories in Subversion

misc If you work with version control systems like subversion (svn) I'm sure you can relate to the problem of having test files show up when you try to commit changes. It is actually pretty simple to tell subversion ignore directories or specific files.

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Subversion Book for $2.99

books I just noticed this deal on SpendFish, and I thought some of my blog readers may be interested... Amazon has the book Practical Subversion by Garrett Rooney on sale for $2.99. It qualifies for free shipping if you spend over $25 as well.

They have a few other tech books on sale for $2.

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Using svn over ssh

misc I was delighted to find that connecting to a subversion repository on a remote server over SSH was quite easy on my Mac (windows may be another story).

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Cheat Sheet Roundup - Over 30 Cheatsheets for developers

apple coldfusion databases java linux web Lets face it, unless you have a photographic memory, no developer can remember all the different functions, options, tags, etc. that exist. Documentation can be cumbersome at times, thats why I like cheat sheets.

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Subversion commit message validator pre-commit hook

misc Jacques Marneweck has posted a subversion pre-commit hook that will reject any commit attempt with a commit message less than 10 characters long.

This is handy if you have developers that like to leave blank commit messages.

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Bug Report hooks for FindBugs and Subversion

java I just published an article called: Using Subversion build hooks to send a findbugs report email.

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Using Subversion Hooks to send out build emails

books coldfusion java misc The subversion version control system has a wonderfully handy feature called hooks. Hooks are essentially scripts that are triggered by a version control event (such as a commits, or revision property changes).

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Top 10 Things I like about subversion

misc Craig Walls posts the top 10 things he likes about subversion version control on his weblog.

Atomic Commits

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Subversion Better than CVS?

misc I have been reading up on Subversion - an open source control product, my friend Tim provoked me into this. I recommend checking out the Subversion Book (html, pdf) - which is a draft of an upcoming book Version Control With Subversion (O'Reilly & Associates).

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