This post proposes a way to use a single folder on your computer as both a Git repository and a Subversion working copy.
Once of the main complaints about the CVS version control system is that it’s difficult to move or rename files as your project structure changes.
David Peralty has a nice tutorial on using Subversion to keep WordPress current by checking out the latest code directly from the Automattic repository.
Zürich-based indy developer Zennaware has released Cornerstone, the latest attempt to make the Subversion experience more Mac-like.
A year after the initial hype, Mac Subversion client Versions celebrates the anniversary by actually releasing a beta app.
The FrameMaker 8.0.3 patch release addresses a long list of bugs and workflow issues, including the proper resolution of DITA content references.
oXygen XML Editor 9.2 includes a new XML Author mode and DITA Maps Manager with a streamlined interface for content authoring and common map editing tasks.
A new Adobe Labs download allows you to roll a RoboHelp project into a standalone app that runs on the Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR) platform.
Like so many other applications, Microsoft’s HTML Help Workshop often chokes on project files whose paths contain spaces.
Mahesh Gupta, Adobe’s FrameMaker Product Manager announced the availability of the Version 8.0.2 update in a post on the Technical Communication blog.
TechSmith is offering version 7.2 of their Windows screenshot tool SnagIt for free to attract users to the latest version (8.2).
The open source Web development environment formerly known as the Aptana IDE has been re-christened as “Aptana Studio” and released as Version 1.0.
If you Enable Mac OS keyboard shortcuts option in VMware Fusion, Mac keys are passed on to the VM, but you can still send the CTRL key if you need to.
A new version of Aptana updates PHP support with Code Assist on PHP functions and parameters, improved PHP syntax colorization, and a PHP outliner.
There’s now a Mac equivalent for TortoiseSVN: SCPlugin is a free, open-source utility that displays the status of your version-controlled files in the Finder.
Sarah O’Keefe of Scriptorium Publishing has published her first impressions of FrameMaker 8, including a charming take on the significance of the new icon.
Installation Surprise #2: Another thing about FrameMaker 8 that Adobe hasn’t mentioned is immediately apparent after installation — tabs and a colored toolbar.
Installation Surprise #1: One of the new FrameMaker 8 “features” Adobe carefully neglects to mention is that the application now requires activation .
For those who find Eclipse a bit intimidating to install, configure and maintain (or just appreciate a simpler approach), there’s now an easier way.
Adobe is no longer accepting new participants for the Prerelease Testing Program, so FrameMaker 8 should be coming soon.
A new version of the Aptana IDE is available with a new colorization engine, Eclipse Monkey support and “tons of enhancements”.
Microsoft security “fix” 896358 prevents display of content in CHM files opened from a network. Workaround: Use UNC file paths in links or move your CHMs.
The interface artists at Sofa are working on a new Mac OS X Subversion client called Versions, which is due out for public beta release “any moment.”
While test-driving Aptana recently, I found the absence of a Tile command for editor tabs absolutely vexing!
Writing in the Adobe Technical Communication blog, FrameMaker Product Manager Aseem Dokania announced that Adobe is looking for FrameMaker 8 beta testers.